“To the best of my knowledge, such a detailed and amazing work has never been written before in any language…. It was a pure pleasure to peruse this book, for I benefited immensely from it despite having read almost all classical works on the sīrah.”
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi, Dean of Academic Affairs, The Islamic Seminary of America
“I found myself amazed with every turn of the page at how much research was put into every given topic…. I urge everyone to take a look at this book, as this will result in a much better understanding of Makkah and its surrounding areas at the time of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Finally, I’d like to add that reading this book will bring us closer to the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).”
Shaykh Irfan Soni
Teacher and Member of The New Syllabus Team (Islamia Series), Madrasah Islamiya (UK)
“A thorough historical study of Makkah, containing rich and numerous primary sources written about Islam’s geographical center point.”
Shaykhah Walah Al-Sabah
“I found myself delighted by this magnificent volume, which contains an abundance of invaluable information and details that can’t easily be found anywhere else…. “
Shaykh Mohammad Ali Al-Naqwi
English-language Khaṭīb (Lecturer), Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs (Kuwait)
Determining the Position of Maqām Ibrāhīm (A New Approach)
When I set out to pinpoint the location of Maqām Ibrāhīm throughout the ages for inclusion in my new book, I examined the earliest available sources of relevance to this issue, and then came up with a completely new “mathematical” approach to bolster my findings. Learn more about this original analysis here.
The Population of Makkah during the Lifetime of Prophet Muḥammad (ﷺ)
When there’s no official census to depend on, how do researchers determine the population of a particular city or area? This is the question I faced as I researched the matter of Makkah’s population for my new (2020) book, Makkah at the Time of Prophet Muḥammad (PBUH).
Pillars Of Wisdom
While knowledge is part of wisdom, wisdom is not part of knowledge. The components of wisdom exist independently...