Tafsir ul Qur’an – English Translation and Commentary of the Holy Qur’an by Abdul Majid Daryabadi: The 4 volume commentary is unique for the fact that in it the author has answered objections and arguments of Christian missionaries and orientalists.Moreover, in the light of human experiences and researches made into the fields of sociology and anthropology he shows the superiority of Islamic laws on marriage, divorce, inheritance and other social issues.
History of the Qur’anic Text from Revelation to Compilation: A Comparative Study with Old and New Testaments by Muhammad Mustafa al-Azami. A detailed history of the Qur’anic preservation, step by step and explaining all the points of interest. Makes a comparison of the Qur’anic preservation with that of the Bible. Also answers and busts the myths created by Orientalists about the textual stability of the Qur’an. If there has to be just one book on this subject, here it is.
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The Qur’an and the Orientalists: An Examination of their Main Theories and Assumptions by Mohar Ali, takes in to account the views and assumptions advanced about the Qur’an by the doyens of the orientalists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries like William Muir, Theodor Noldeke, David Margoliouth, Arthur Jeffery, Richard Bell, Montgomery Watt, and others.
Sirat al-Nabi (Biography of Prophet) and the Orientalists by Mohar Ali.
A wonderful analysis of the Orientalist way of looking at the Life of the Holy Prophet Muhammad [pbuh] and answers to misconceptions and lies with special reference to the writings of William Muir, D.S. Margoliouth and W. Montgomery Watt.
An Approach to Qur’anic Sciences by Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani
This book offers deep insight into the facts of the Qur’an, nature of revelation, the Seven Ahruf issue, difference of readings, miracles of the Qur’an, different approaches to the tafsir, and includes a rebuttal of the Orientalists’ criticism of the Qur’an.
Studies in Early Hadith Literature by Muhammad Mustafa al-Azami
This book is an excellent source of in-depth study of the role of ahadith in the first years of Islam. It includes information on thousands of books circulating among scholars in the pre-classical period. In short it gives a comprehensive survey of pre-classical Hadith literature.
The Authority of Sunnah by Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani
This book is meant for the general reader who wants to know what the “Sunnah of the Holy Prophet (pbuh)” is, how does it have a binding authority over all the Muslims for all times to come, what status has the Holy Qur’ân given to it and what measures has the Ummah adopted to preserve it for the coming generations.
Izhar ul Haq- Truth Revealed by Rehmatullah Keranvi
Maulana Rahmatullah wrote the book in response to the Christian offensive against Islam in British India and specifically to counter the subversive attack made by the Rev. C.C.Pfander who had written a book in Urdu entitled Meezanul Haq whose open intention was to cast doubts into the minds of the Muslims about the authenticity of the Quran and Islam.
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