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Questions such as why human beings were created, and why certain events occur as opposed to others, and why someone had to die and not another, can not be answered by the human mind in and of itself. A simple reason is the fact that human beings are not even able to uncover the mysteries of their own brain! The human mind is only able to identify existing rules, which Allah has put in nature, and use them to come up with new connections. That is why Allah,

  the One and Only Perfect Creator of the universe, has sent messengers, Prophets (peace be upon them all) since the beginning of time, from among the best of human beings, to guide human beings…



Islam: A Short History by Karen Armstrong

Islam: Religion, History, and Civilization by Seyyed Hossein Nasr

Mainspring Human Progress

"A History of Islamic Societies" by Ira Lapidus

The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live In

Israel-Palestine on Record: How the New York Times Misreports Conflict in the Middle East

Lost History: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Scientists, Thinkers, and Artists

A Concise History of the Middle East (Arthur Goldschmidt)

Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources (Martin Lings)

Allah's Sun Shines on the West (Sigrid Hunke)

Ideals and Realities of Islam ( Seyyed Hossein Nasr )

The Heart of Islam: Enduring Values for Humanity (Seyyed Hussein Nasr)

Islam and the Black American: Looking toward a Third Resurrection (Dr. Sherman Jackson )

On the Boundaries of Theological Tolerance in Islam: Abu Hamed Al-Ghazali's Faysal Al Tafriqa

Morality and Education (Dr. Mark Holstead)