Umar Ibn Al-Khattab: Exemplary of Truth and Justice by Tarik Unal

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Tughra Books is pleased to announce the release of Umar Ibn Al-Khattab written by Tarik Unal for the young readers aged 12-16.

Unal presents a comprehensive account of the life of a major figure in the Islamic history. The second khalif to take charge after the Prophet Muhammad, Umar ibn Khattab is known for his unyielding stance toward injustice and safekeeping of the religion, that is, Islam. Described by the Prophet Muhammad with having prophet like reasoning and foresight, Umar ibn Khattab is a striking example of transformation from his insentient pre-Islamic customs into a mature and devout follower of Islam.

Through a concise narrative, Tarik Unal reflects the stages of growth and maturity in Umar ibn Al Khattab from his acceptance of Islam and to his leadership over the first expansion of the Islamic world toward east and west. In the book, young readers will come to find a universal image of Umar ibn Al Khattab, his humanistic traits, his way of governance with the utmost sense of responsibility, his great prudence and wisdom, and his connection with the Qur’an and the way of the Prophet Muhammad that underlies all of his judgements and actions. This book gives all young readers the example of Umar in demonstrating the truthfulness and sincerity in making right decisions and doing what is right.

About the Author: Tarik Unal is a scholar and educator in Erzurum University. He has his Masters and PhD. Degrees in Theology. Now he is serving as an assistant professor at Erzurum University. He is conducting research on Prophet Muhammad and his companions. Companions of the Prophet and the Rightly-Guided Caliphs are some of his works translated into English.

Title: Umar Ibn Al-Khattab: Exemplary of Truth and Justice
Author: Tarik Unal
ISBN: 978-1-59784-281-5
Published By: Tughra Books
Distributed By: NBN – National Book Network
Publication Date: March 2013
Format: Paperback, 166 pages
Size: 5 x 7 5/8 inches
Price: $9.95

About the Publisher: Tughra Books is a US-based publisher of Islamic books, Islamic history and art, spirituality and traditions. Tughra Books is dedicated to produce high-quality and reliable publications that contribute to the proliferation of peace and common understanding throughout the world. Please contact Awais Chaudry at 345 Clifton Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07011. Telephone: 973 777 2704 x219 . Email: a.chaudry(at)tughrabooks(dot)com

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