This book is not the work of one person, nor can any single person lay claim to its contents. It isa compilation of many works; an assemblage of book passages, sayings, quotes, interviews, andarticles most of which have been translated from Arabic to English for your convenience, andcompiled into one volume. It is not to be published, for those responsible for its compilationhave no legal right to publish it in any way, shape or form; nor do they seek any material gainfrom it. It has been made available for free and is for you, dear knowledge-seeker, to read inthe privacy of your own home, and to share with your friends or loved ones as you see fit.The message of this book is directed first and foremost to those who call themselves
ly those among them who can read and understand Arabic, as they have theutmost obligation and responsibility towards their non-Arab brothers and sisters in the faith.
This is because only those who can speak and read the original language of the Qur’ān ar
equalified to assess the credibility of the Arabic sources used as references, and to judge the
accuracy of the translation of Qur’ānic passages to English. In no way does this imply that
Christians or Jews - especially those who are not content with the beliefs they have inheritedfrom their parents or communities, and who feel an urge to search for the truth - cannotbenefit from its message. The book is mainly concerned with history, geography andarcheology, and most of the information contained within it is of special relevance to the
followers of the other “Abrahamic” faiths as well.