Book Reviews Archive

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Monday, November 1st, 2010
Cheng Ho and Islam in Southeast Asia
Cheng Ho and Islam in Southeast Asia
Title of Book :  Cheng Ho and Islam in Southeast AsiaAuthor :  Tan Ta SenPublisher :  ISEAS Singapore, 2009  At the foreword, Prof. Wang gave an overview regarding the context of the book's issue telling that after more that a decade of grappling with the idea of the clash civilization,...
Monday, November 1st, 2010
Cheng Ho and Islam in Southeast Asia
Cheng Ho and Islam in Southeast Asia
Title of Book :  Cheng Ho and Islam in Southeast AsiaAuthor :  Tan Ta SenPublisher :  ISEAS Singapore, 2009  At the foreword, Prof. Wang gave an overview regarding the context of the book's issue telling that after more than a decade of grappling with the idea of the clash of civilization,...
Wednesday, October 20th, 2010
The Ethics of Nature
The Ethics of Nature
Name of Book:  The Ethics of Nature Author :  Celia E. Deane-Drummond Publisher :  Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2004 Pages :  274     Deane-Drummond is a leading voice in ecotheology. Professor of Theology and the Biological Sciences at Chester College in the UK, Deane-Drummond has...
Wednesday, October 20th, 2010
Animal Gospel
Animal Gospel
Name of Book : Animal Gospel Author : Andrew Linzey Publisher : Westminster John Knox Press, 1998 Pages : 171   This book is purposed to explain our understanding of our relationship with animals. In addition, this book is also about a struggle against the blindness and indifference of...
Tuesday, September 7th, 2010
A History of Christianity in Indonesia
A History of Christianity in Indonesia
A History of Christianity in IndonesiaEdited by Jan Sihar Aritonang and Karel SteenbrinkReviewed by:  Bernard Adeney-Risakotta for Asian Critical Review Book DetailsHardcover: 1004 pages Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers (September 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 900417026X ISBN-13:...
Wednesday, September 1st, 2010
Al-Qur'an the Miracle OF Miracles
Al-Qur'an the Miracle OF Miracles
Ahmed Deedat In this book Deedat began by identifying what is miracle and what is its definition, he gives some as "An event that appears so inexplicable by the laws of nature, that it is held to be supernatural in origin or an act of God." "A person, thing or event that excites...
Wednesday, September 1st, 2010
Is The Bible God's Word?
Is The Bible God's Word?
 Ahmed Deedat In the first Chapter "WHAT THEY SAY" Deedat says Christians confess; he says that Dr. W. Graham Scroggie of the MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE, Chicago, one of the most prestigious Christian Evangelical Mission in the world, in answering the question "Is the Bible the Word of God?" he says...
Wednesday, September 1st, 2010
Muhammad the Greatest
Muhammad the Greatest
Ahmed Deedat             In the first Chapter Deedat explains how the topic arose. After that he talks about the competition between the followers of every religious group to put their leader or prophet as number one among all the leaders. He then follows up telling that a book has...
Wednesday, September 1st, 2010
Muhammad PBUH the natural Successor to Christ
Muhammad PBUH the natural Successor to Christ
 Ahmed Deedat  In the first Chapter Deedat explains that successions are of many kinds like the birthright of the "first-born" as in Jewish law, or the ascending of the eldest son or daughter to the kingly throne, or by election, to select a candidate by the vote of the majority, or...
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010
Multiculturalism: Examining the Politics of Recognition
Multiculturalism: Examining the Politics of Recognition
Title          :       Multiculturalism: Examining the Politics of Recognition Author     :        Amy Gutmann (editor), et.al. Publisher  :        Princeton University Press, New Jersey, 1994 This book, Multiculturalism: Examining the Politics of...