Book Reviews Archive

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Monday, January 31st, 2011
Filling the Ark; Animal Welfare in Disaster
Filling the Ark; Animal Welfare in Disaster
Book Title: Filling the Ark; Animal Welfare in Disaster Author: Leslie Irvine Publisher: Temple University Press. 2009. Pages: 164 Leslie Irvine is a volunteer animal rescuer in Louisiana following Hurricane Katrina, she witnessed first-hand the hardship and horror...
Monday, January 31st, 2011
Animal Welfare: Competing Conceptions and Their Ethical Implications
Animal Welfare: Competing Conceptions and Their Ethical Implications
Book Title :  Animal Welfare Competing Conceptions and Their Ethical ImplicationsAuthor :  Richard P. HaynesPublisher :  Springer; 1 Edition. 2008.Pages :  162 In general, this book talks about members of the animal welfare science community, which consists of scientists and philosophers,...
Friday, January 28th, 2011
Stories of the Prophets
Stories of the Prophets
Book Title :  Stories of the ProphetsAuthor :  Sayyed Abul Hasan Ali NadwiTranslator :  Iqbal Ahmed AzamiPublisher :  UK Islamic Academy 1990 The Prophets were chosen by Allah to guide mankind to the Divine Path. They faced many difficulties and suffered severe hardships in their efforts to...
Friday, January 28th, 2011
Islam in China
Islam in China
Book Title :  Islam in ChinaAuthor :  Mi Shojiang & You JiaTranslator :  Min ChangPublisher :  China Intercontinental Press. 2004. At the preface it is written that Islam was introduced into China early in the middle of the 7th century. It was spread and developed for 1300 years, going...
Friday, January 28th, 2011
The Rights of Non-Muslims in the Islamic World
The Rights of Non-Muslims in the Islamic World
Name of Book :  The Rights of Non-Muslims in the Islamic WorldAuthor :  Saleh Hussain Al-AayedTranslator :  Alexandara AloshPublisher :  Dar Eshbelia. Riyadh 2002. At the introduction it is written that "a person who has been guided comprehends the benefits of the pure religion for...
Friday, January 28th, 2011
Phenomenology and the Non Human Animal: At the Limits of Experience
Phenomenology and the Non Human Animal: At the Limits of Experience
Name of Book :  Phenomenology and the Non Human Animal: At the Limits of ExperienceEditor :  Corinne Painter & Christian LotzPublisher :  Springer, The Netherlands; 2007Pages : 155 Phenomenology and the Non Human Animal: At the Limits of Experience examines in substantial ways how...
Monday, January 10th, 2011
200FAQ on Islamic Beliefs
200FAQ on Islamic Beliefs
Name of Book :  200FAQ on Islamic BeliefsAuthor :  Hafiz Ibn Ahmad Al HakamiTranslator :  Ali As-Sayed Al-HalawaniPublisher :  Dar Al-Manarah. Egypt 2001. At the beginning it is written that "we need nothing better than to recognize Allah and acknowledge His Oneness, to invite the people...
Friday, December 3rd, 2010
The Fundamentals of Tawhid (Islamic Monotheism)
The Fundamentals of Tawhid (Islamic Monotheism)
Name of Book :  The Fundamentals of Tawhid (Islamic Monotheism)Author :  Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal PhilipsPublisher :  International Islamic Publishing House, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 2005. Dr. Philips is a devoted da'iyah who graduated from the Islamic University of Madinah. He wrote a number of...
Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
The Formation of the Resurrection Narratives
The Formation of the Resurrection Narratives
Name of Book :  The Formation of the Resurrection NarrativesAuthor :  Reginald H. FullerPublisher :  London, SPCK., 1972. At Chapter One, "Introduction: The Riddle of Easter", Fuller says that "a generation ago the greatest New Testament scholar of this century Rudolf Bultmann, in an...
Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
Reading Biblical Narrative: an Introductory Guide
Reading Biblical Narrative: an Introductory Guide
Name of Book :  Reading Biblical Narrative: an Introductory GuideAuthor : J. P. FokkelmanPublisher :  Westminster John Knox Press, Louisville, Kentucky, USA., 1999 At the preface, Fokkelman says that "there are two sorts of reading. There is the sort we learned, when we were five or six. The...