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Michael Pollick's Beans For Books

by Michael Pollick

"Michael Pollick's Beans For Books" is a collection of humor essays, memoirs and poetry specially selected by author and poet Michael Pollick. Individual essays and poems have appeared in such literary journals...

Hitting Fear Head On

by Biff and Laurie Boggs

'Hitting Fear Head On’ is a powerful, chilling, true story of child abuse and neglect, the illness of alcoholism spanning generations, years of infertility issues, all culminating in a miracle child that is...

Guiding the Youth of the New Generation

by Ayatullah Murtada Mutahhari - XKP

A discussion on providing leadership of the youth, with examples from Hadith, Qur'an and lives of the Prophets and Imams. - IslamicMobility.com

Al Muraja'at - A Shi'i - Sunni dialogue (also known as 'The Right Path')

by Sayyid Abd al-Husayn Sharaf al-Din al-Musawi - XKP

A series of letters debating Shi'i and Sunni beliefs between the late Shi'i scholar Sharaf al-Din, and the late Sunni scholar and head of Al-Azhar university. Translator Yasin T. Al-Jibouri. - ISLAMICMOBILITY.COM

An Enlightening Commentary into the Light of the Holy Quran vol 8

by Ayatullah Sayyid Kamal Faqih Imani - XKP

From Surah ar-Ra’ad (13) to Surah al-Isra’ (Bani Isra’il) (17) The light of Islam has enlightened and continuing to enlighten every corner in the world and seekers of truth have closely associated to the...

The Stovepipe

by Bonnie Virag

Bonnie, age four, along with four of her siblings, was taken by force from her home in rural Canada and placed in the care of the Children's Aid Society. Over the next fourteen years, the children are split...

Finding My Invincible Summer

by Muriel Vasconcellos

A prognosis of six months to live turns out to be a gift. In this memoir, Muriel Vasconcellos tells the story leading up to the news that her breast cancer has spread and takes the reader on the path that eventually...

KITAB AL IRSHAD 1

by Sheikh Al Mufid - XKP

This book sets out to name the twelve Shi'i Imams. It briefly describes the circumstances of the Imamate of each Imam, the miracles that each performed by which he gave evidence of his Imamate, the virtues of...

History Behind Masjid Jamkaran

by Research Office Jamkaran - XKP

History of the mosque and its picture, recommended prayers to be recited at Jamkaran, and a prayer for the safety of the 12th Imam. Book published by The Holy Mosque of Jamkaran Publications, Qum, Iran. 1996....

The Life of Imam Muhammad ibn Ali Al-Baqir (as)

by Ayatullah Baqir Sharif al Qarashi - XKP

A comprehensive and detailed biography and analysis of the life of our fifth Imam, Mohammed Al Baqir [a]. ISLAMICMOBILITY.COM Published by: Ansariyan Publications Qum - Iran www.ansariyan.net - al-islam.org

Back from the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

by Kieran Doherty

In Back From the Abyss, Kieran Doherty takes the reader along on the wild ride that was his life. With a voice reminiscent of Pete Hamill's in A Drinking Life and a childhood as tough as Frank McCourt's in Angela's...

The Sources of Spring Water in the World

by Mohammad Amin Sheikho

What is the spirit? where is the center of its existence? and what is its function? what is the soul? where is the center of its existence? and what is its function? what is the thought? where does it exist?...

Character of Ali Ibn Abi Talib

by Ayatullah Murtada Mutahhari - XKP

The law of "attraction and repulsion" is a law which holds sway throughout the entire order of creation. From the point of view of the scientific school of today, man is quite sure that not a single atom of...

Syeda Fatima (sa) The Most Paramount Lady of Islam

by Dr. Ali Ghaemi - XKP

I was requested to deliver a speech on the honored character of Fatima (peace be upon her). Granting this request would show my impotence to the utmost, because knowing Fatima (peace be upon her) and naturally,...

Hadith Al Thaqalayn (A Study of Its Tawatur)

by Islamic Mobility - XKP

Imam Khumayni began his wasiyyah or will with the mention of this tradition of the Prophet (S), known as Hadith al­ Thaqalayn. In the prologue to his wasiyyah he pointed out that whatever tragedies and disasters...

Ayatullah al-Uzma Sayyid Abul Qasim Al Khoei

by Yasin T. al Jibouri - XKP

The Muslim world has lost one of its brightest stars when, at 3:13 pm on Saturday, Safar 8, 1413 (August 8, 1992), Ayatullah al-Uzma (Grand or Supreme Ayatullah, the highest theological degree in Shi'a Islam)...

Wilayat - The Station of the Master

The Traveler

by Denis C. Hickey

Taking the road less traveled makes all the difference. “When you go home, Denis, stay with who you are now. If people like it, they will be with you. If they don’t, and you try to please them, you will...

Breaking Free

by Denis C. Hickey

Why would a man who has everything leave? Denis Hickey, a successful Silicon Valley businessman at the peak of his career, trades his Mercedes for a backpack and travels the world for a year. A year that would...

One American Woman Fifty Italian Men: A Journey of Cycling, Love, and Will

by Lynne Ashdown

When Lynne Ashdown, her new lover, and more than fifty Italian male cyclists departed Italy in June of 1990, no one had yet ventured into the Long-closed reaches of Eastern Europe since the falling of the Iron...