A LONG DUE POST!
INHUMAN Monsters were trying hard to destroy my religion, my bloodline and their ISLAM since the early eighties! THE WAR IS STILL RAGING IN 2019!
THANK YOU, MUHAMMAD ASAD!
LEOPOLD WEISS - MUHAMMAD ASAD
Published on 4 Mar 2016
A Road to Mecca - The Journey of Jewish Leopold Weiss to Muslim Muhammad Asad
Asad's name figures prominently on the roll of 20th-century English-language
Muslim thinkers. Born as
Leopold Weiss into a Polish family of strong Jewish background, he was a
gifted young writer and adventurous traveler who journeyed to the East to
discover Islam. The result of his travels is a highly charged and brilliantly
written autobiography, The
Road to Mecca. He found the Muslim world an unexpected tonic: its
complexities, temperament and sense of spiritual security intrigued him. Over
the decades that followed, he became the most articulate and passionate of
Muslim scholars and writers, devoted to the revival of his faith and its
reconciliation with the modern world. He had also undertaken a translation of Sahih al-Bukhari, the
collected books of Prophetic traditions, but all his translations except one were destroyed during the
chaos that followed World War II.”
At 80, he completed his
translation and commentary of the Qur'an, The Message of the Qur'an. The
Message of the Qur'an is widely recognised as among the best English
translations and commentaries of the Qur'an and comparable to the famous works
of Pickthall, Yusuf Ali and Daryabadi. His rendering is simple and
straightforward. Although widely known as a proponent of conservative Islam, his translation
departs from the traditional exegetic approaches and reflects his deep knowledge of Jewish and
Christian scriptures. Asad's work however is difficult to obtain and
expensive. The work is published in a bulky format, and is hindered by the use
of small typeface. In the last three years, Islamic Book Trust began the task
of re-issuing this important work in a new and attractive typeset and
beautifully bound. It also boasts of a comprehensive index and uses the standard Uthmani Qur'anic
A ROAD TO MECCA - The
Muhammad Asad (Film Trailer)
An interview with Muhammad Asad from 1988.
The author I read, loved, and TRUSTED, since I discovered him in the early 1990s. My firm was even UNJUSTLY heavily and racistly fined (with no appeal) for trying to have Asad's small book "Islam at the Crossroads" scanned for my young boy by a disnonest computer dealer, one Denis Yates of Chelmsford.
Muhammad Ali Ben Marcus In that case, I was betrayed by both my wife and our business partners - Christopher Dean and Jayne Harrington! 👿👿👿