Ancient and modern texts from the Islamic and Christian tradition to promote intercultural dialogue in our society
Amidst the Fire of Divine Love
A Muslim poetess and mystic describes the journey that leads to complete annihilation in God. This is not the result of a technique or some personal effort, but a grace that the Most High pours out on those He chooses, eliminating any distance between the lover and the Beloved.
Despotism, or the Corruption of the Prophet’s Ideals
A political refugee living in Egypt, the Syrian intellectual al-Kawākibī launched a vehement appeal against tyranny. The implied target was the Ottoman sultan, Abdul Hamid II. An Islamic reformist manifesto that continues to inspire contemporary Arab thinking