Posts by Mansoor Limba

Mutahhari’s Unabridged THE ISSUE OF HIJAB eBook to be Available SOON!

Salamun ‘alaykum!  I’m glad to share with you that with the onset of the month of Muharram, I’m so much engrossed with the translation of the remaining pages of Shahid Murtada Mutahhari’s “Mas’aleh-ye Hijab” (The Issue of Hijab).  Obviously, this book is NOT the same, and MUCH THICKER than, the one by the same author, which has been published many years ago under the title ON THE ISLAMIC HIJAB or ISLAMIC MODEST DRESS. Hopefully, THE ISSUE OF HIJAB will be published
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He Whose Crime was Justice

BISMILLĀHIR RAHMĀNIR RAHĪMAL-HAMDULILLĀH, AL-HAMDULILLĀHIL-LADHĪ QĀL:LAQAD ARSALNĀ RUSULANĀ BIL-BAYYINĀTI WA ANZALNĀ MA‘AHUMUL-KITĀBA WAL-MIZĀNA LIYAQUMAN-NĀSU BIL-QIST [Translation:In the Name of God, the All-beneficent, the All-mercifulAll Praise is due to God; all Praise is due to God who said: “Certainly We sent Our apostles with manifest proofs, and We sent down with them the Book and the Balance, so that mankind may maintain justice.” (Sūrat al-Ḥadīd 57:25)] Esteemed anthropologists, respected scholars, fellow students, dear friends, and my distinguished co-panelists – Salāmun ‘alaykum and
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Ibn Khaldun’s Theory on Pandemic

As the author of the Persian book I’m currently translating mentions a section in Ibn Khaldun’s “Al-Muqaddimah,” I checked both the original “Al-Muqaddimah” in Arabic and its English rendition by Franz Rosenthal (https://amzn.to/2yUHAvX) for verification and knowing the context. Also known as “Al-Muqaddimatu Ibn Khaldūn” (Ibn Khaldūn’s Prolegomena), “Al-Muqaddimah”  is a book written by the Arab polymath Ibn Khaldun (https://amzn.to/2V0weih) in 1377 which records an early view of universal history, and intended as the introduction chapter and the first book
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If Only I Could…

If there were any immovable object that I have taken picture of the most number of times within that week, it was no other than the statue of a man on the clock, displayed on the wall of the Intercontinental Hotel where we were billeted for seven days. The man is either trying to stop the movement of the clock’s hand, or putting it back. Either way, the message is the same: “If only I could turn back time…” I
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Storytelling for Kids’ Financial Literacy

It was then my daughter’s first summer vacation after graduation in elementary. Over lunch I was mentioning to her the articles I was planning to post at one of my blogs – www.MuslimandMoney.com – and also the book – ‘Muslim Couple and Money’ – I was currently writing then. Curious enough, she asked, “Papa, do you have also plan to write ‘Muslim Kid and Money’ for us youngsters?” Almost spontaneously, I replied, “Yes, I also want to… Can you help
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