Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2006
New book summarizes the basic concern of Muslims in America -- how to Islamize, or at least, moralize on ethical lines, the practical living problems of their families and youths in this land of freedom and opportunity without losing their identity and legacy?
Some of the contents include, How far the Islamic law (Shari’a) applicable in the USA and Europe? Islamic perspective of interest-based economy; Marriage and Divorce; Muslims relations with Jews and Christians; How to maintain Dietary Code, Dress Code and Muslim Personal Law of Marriage and Divorce in the USA? Participation of Muslims in celebrations of Christmas and other national/ethnic festivals; Freedom of belief; Islamic view on Human Rights and Social Justice; Religious tolerance; A dialog of Islam and Christianity; Muslims assimilation with mainstream; How Muslims regard Abraham, Isaac, Ishmael, Moses, Jesus and Mary (mother of Jesus) and many more contents in American context.
The book depicts one of the most crucial issues of the Muslim minority, i.e. how to live a Muslim life in a non-Muslim country. The boys and girls born in Muslim immigrant families are passing through a period of dilemma. They are very much aware that this country offers many pleasures forbidden to their parents’ society. They live in a pop culture that publicly glorifies sexuality through advertising images, fashions, and music. Young Muslims are exposed to some classmates who take drugs, drink alcohol, smoke cracks, are sexually active, practice birth control and have abortions. Such social problems are carefully examined and analyzed and solutions devised in the format of question-answer. The book is composed of critical questions from Muslim families and individuals concerning social problems of American life, which are common to all irrespective of race, creed or religion. It gives an insight of how to remain pious and virtuous in the midst of moral and social decadence. It suggests remedy of the prevalent social maladies which are common to all communities, Muslims or non-Muslims, living in America and Europe. The book does not attempt to compromise Islam with the non-Islamic social phenomena, like freedom of sex, gay marriages and homosexuality, incessant use of liquor and wine, evils of free economy and curses of capitalism. It shows how to face these social evils with the spirit of Islam -- just doing good and abstaining evil. It attempts to redesign and redefine the ideals and practices of Muslim minorities in the West. This is a book, must readable, not only by the Muslims but by the non-Muslims as well.
This is author’s first literary work in the USA, available in paperback for $9.80 plus shipping from http://www.authorhouse.com/bookstore or call/email author for any questions you have.
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