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The Qur'anic Foundations & Structure of Muslim Society [complete]

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Fazlur Rahman ANSARI: The Qur'anic Foundations & Structure of Muslim Society
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THE QUR’ãNIC FOUNDATIONS &STRUCTURE OF MUSLIM SOCIETY
 
VOLUME ONE
 By
 
Dr. MUHAMMAD FAZLDr. MUHAMMAD FAZLDr. MUHAMMAD FAZLDr. MUHAMMAD FAZL----UR UR UR UR----RAHMAN ANSARIRAHMAN ANSARIRAHMAN ANSARIRAHMAN ANSARIB. Th., M.A., Ph.D.B. Th., M.A., Ph.D.B. Th., M.A., Ph.D.B. Th., M.A., Ph.D.
 Founder President 
WORLD FEDERATION OF ISLAMIC MISSIONS
Obtainable From:
THE WORLD FEDERATION OF ISLAMIC MISSIONS
 
ISLAMIC CENTRE NORTH NAZIMABAD B BLOCK KARACHI-74700 PAKISTAN
 
 
 All rights reserved by the Author 
 First Edition 1973Second Impression 1977Third Impression 1989Fourth Impression 2008
 Printed by
ELITE PUBLISHERS LTD.D-118, S.I.T.E., Karachi Pakistan
 
INTRODUCING THE AUTHOR
Maulana Dr. Muhammad Fazl-ur-Rahman Ansari—with ‘al-Qaderi’ also often affixed to his name, because he is a
Shaykh
of theQaderiyya Order—is, through Shaykh al-Islam Abdullah al-Ansari of Herat (Afghanistan), a descendant of the Holy Prophet Muhammad’sCompanion, Khalid Abu Ayyub Ansari, who attained martyrdom onthe soil of Europe and was buried at Istanbul. He holds Doctorate inPhilosophy, and is a
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of the Qur’Én (i.e., one who remembers theentire Qur’Én by heart), an Islamic theologian, a scholar of Muslimand Modern Philosophy, and of Comparative Religion, Psychologyand the Social Sciences.As a versatile scholar and winner of high academic distinctions,he was officially hailed at his alma mater, the famous Aligarh MuslimUniversity of India, as “the best product” and “a new refulgent star onthe firmament of Islamic Learning.”As an exponent of Islam, he has been the upholder of DynamicOrthodoxy, as opposed to Conservatism and Modernism, with theslogan: “Return to the Qur’Én, and return to Muhammad.”As a professor, he taught Philosophy of Religion, MoralPhilosophy, Comparative Religion and Islamics to the
‘UlamÉ 
at theAcademy of Islamic Studies at Quetta, and to post-Graduate studentsat the University of Karachi. And at the unique educational institutionthat he founded at Karachi, i.e., the Aleemiyah Institute of IslamicStudies, he guided research in Comparative Religion, Psychology and