HEADING_TITLEHEADING_TITLEHEADING_TITLE
New ProductsSpecial OffersCustomer FeedbackShipping Info My AccountWish ListCart ContentsCheckout

£15.00

Port in a Storm: A Fiqh Solution to the Qibla of North America
[#3838 1P1 Shaykh Nuh Ha Mim Keller PB 274pp Qibla America Wakeel Books Aman, direction, salah, namaz]

Port in a Storm: A Fiqh Solution to the Qibla of North America
Port in a Storm: A Fiqh Solution to the Qibla of North America
By Nuh Ha Mim Keller
Paperback 274 pages,  9.1 x 6.1 x 1 inches in Size
Wakeel Books
ISBN-13: 978-9957230043


  • "A timely, concise and convincing response... a valuable resource for anyone interested in well reasoned, in-depth contemporary Islamic scholarship." -- Imam Zaid Shakir

    "likely to prove the authoritative study in a long-debated and divisive controversy. It spells the end of a myth" -- Dr. Muhammad Isa Waley, The British Library

    Sheikh Nuh Keller establishes a new standard for Islamic scholarship in the English language" -- Yusuf Talal DeLorenzo

The qibla is the noblest of directions. This book settles the question of the physical direction of Mecca from North America in the first thirty pages, after which it presents to readers for the first time the 1998 Fatwa of al-Azhar on the North American qibla. From this point of departure, the author surveys such major contemporary issues as the relationship between religion and science, the Sacred and profane, scholars and engineers, ijtihad and taqlid. Combining traditional Islamic law, a clear exposition of the complex geographical issues, and the author's own meetings and correspondence with twenty-three contemporary scholars from seven Muslim lands, the book is a journey of discovery not only for Western Muslims, but everyone interested in Sacred Law in a modern world.

About Nuh Ha Mim Keller

NUH HA MIM KELLER was born in the northwestern United States in 1954. He read philosophy and classical Arabic at the University of Chicago and UCLA, and became a Muslim in Cairo in 1977. He was a disciple in the Shadhili order of the Sufi master and poet Sheikh ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Shaghouri of Damascus from 1982 until the latter’s death in 2004, and was authorized as a sheikh in the order by Sheikh ‘Abd al-Rahman in 1996. He has studied Shafi‘i and Hanafi jurisprudence, hadith, and other subjects with traditional scholars in the Middle East, and in the 1980s, under the tutelage of Islamic scholars in Syria and Jordan, produced Reliance of the Traveller, the first translation of a standard Islamic legal reference in a European language to be certified by al-Azhar, the Muslim world’s oldest institution of higher learning. Among his other works and translations are Becoming Muslim, Sufism in Islam, al-Maqasid: Imam Nawawi’s Manual of Islam, Invocations of the Shadhili Order, Port in a Storm: A Fiqh Solution to the Qibla of North America, and an illuminated calligraphic edition of Dala‘il al-Khayrat. He has travelled and lectured on Islam extensively, and he writes and teaches in Amman, where he has lived since 1980.”

Weight: 585

In Stock: 5
Share via FaceBookShare Via TwitterShare via E-Mail
Reviews

Broken Kashkol of Sufidom: Distortions & Corruptions of Sufism

Broken Kashkol of Sufidom: Distortions & Corruptions of Sufism

£17.50

The Broken Kashkol of Sufidom A Summary and Const...

-----------------

Montmorency's Book of Rhymes By T. J. Winter

Montmorency's Book of Rhymes By T. J. Winter

£18.99

Montmorency's Book of Rhymes  By T. J. W...

-----------------

'What The Living Can do for the Dead (From Classical Sources)

'What The Living Can do for the Dead (From Classical Sources)

£7.50

What The Living Can Do For The Dead According to ...

-----------------

First Steps To Understading Nahw By Hashim Muhammad

First Steps To Understading Nahw By Hashim Muhammad

£1.00

First Steps to Understanding Nahw By Hashim Muham...

-----------------

First Steps to Understanding Balagah By Hashim Muhammad

First Steps to Understanding Balagah By Hashim Muhammad

£1.50

First Steps to Understanding Balagah  By Has...

-----------------

Beneficial Stories From Riyad us Saliheen: From Al-Uthaymeen

Beneficial Stories From Riyad us Saliheen: From Al-Uthaymeen

£12.00

Beneficial Stories From Riyad us Saliheen Taken F...

-----------------

Umdatul Murid Li Jawhar Al-Tawhid Al-Musamma, Arabic

Umdatul Murid Li Jawhar Al-Tawhid Al-Musamma, Arabic

£27.95

Umdatul Murid : Arabic Only Li Jawhar Al-Tawhid A...

-----------------

Jami' al-Saghir Fi Ahadith al-Bashir al-Nadir: Imam As-Suyuti

Jami' al-Saghir Fi Ahadith al-Bashir al-Nadir: Imam As-Suyuti

£10.95

Al-Jami' al-Saghir : Arabic Only Fi Ahadith a...

-----------------

An English Translation of As-Suyuti's Al-Khasa'is as-Sughra

An English Translation of As-Suyuti's Al-Khasa'is as-Sughra

£4.50

Al-Khasa'is as-Sughra  Anmudhaj al-Labib...

-----------------

Organic Safawi Dates, 400g (Anjum - Madinah al-Munawwarah)

Organic Safawi Dates, 400g (Anjum - Madinah al-Munawwarah)

£4.50

Organic Safawi Dates 400g Producer: Anjum Dates ...

-----------------

Organic Ajwa Dates, 400g (Anjum - Madinah al-Munawwarah)

Organic Ajwa Dates, 400g (Anjum - Madinah al-Munawwarah)

£12.50

Organic Ajwa Dates 400g Producer: Anjum Dates ...

-----------------

Al- kABA'R - The Chief Sins : Imam Adh-Dhahabi Arabic- English

Al- kABA'R - The Chief Sins : Imam Adh-Dhahabi Arabic- English

£12.50

The Chief Sins Al- kABA'R By Imam Adh-Dhahab...

-----------------

Intent: Exploring the Core of Being Human By Etsko Schuitema

Intent: Exploring the Core of Being Human By Etsko Schuitema

£9.00

Intent Exploring the Core of Being Human By Etsk...

-----------------

Diwan of Al-Mutanabbi (Arabic - Englsih Bilingual Edition)

Diwan of Al-Mutanabbi (Arabic - Englsih Bilingual Edition)

£29.99

The Diwan of Abu Tayyib Ahmad Ibn Al-Husayn Al-Mut...

-----------------

Set My Heart on Fire: A Collection of Sufi Poems (Na'layn Publns

Set My Heart on Fire: A Collection of Sufi Poems (Na'layn Publns

£6.30

Set My Heart on Fire   A Collection of Sufi ...

-----------------

Tales from Dhikarville Stationary Kit (Note Pad & Pencil Case)

Tales from Dhikarville Stationary Kit (Note Pad & Pencil Case)

£2.55

Tales from Dhikarville Stationary Kit Includes&...

-----------------

Tafsir Baidhawi Aur Tarjuma wa Tashreeh Urdu

Tafsir Baidhawi Aur Tarjuma wa Tashreeh Urdu

£8.95

Tafsir Baidhawi   Aur Tarjumah wa Tashrih B...

-----------------

Essential Islamic Creed By Shaykh Zayni Dahlan (Arabic-English)

Essential Islamic Creed By Shaykh Zayni Dahlan (Arabic-English)

£8.00

The Essential Islamic Creed By Shaykh Ahmad Ibn Z...

-----------------

Gift To The Husband And Wife: Maulana M. Ashraf Ali Thanwi

Gift To The Husband And Wife:  Maulana M. Ashraf Ali Thanwi

£2.99

A Gift to the Husband and Wife By Maulana Ashraf ...

-----------------

Dictionary Of Islam By Thomas Patrick Hughes

Dictionary Of Islam By Thomas Patrick Hughes

£24.99

Dictionary of Islam Being a Cyclopedia of the Doc...

-----------------

A Gift for New Muslim Mother By Muneeba Zahid

A Gift for New Muslim Mother By Muneeba Zahid

£4.95

A Gift for the New Muslim Mother By Muneeba Zahid...

-----------------

Tafsir Ibn Arabi By Muhiyddin Muhammad Ibn Arabi, Arabic

Tafsir Ibn Arabi By Muhiyddin Muhammad Ibn Arabi, Arabic

£24.50

Tafsir Ibn Arabi : Arabic Only  By Al-Sheikh...

-----------------

Musnad Al Imam Abi Hanifah By Imam Asbahani

Musnad Al Imam Abi Hanifah By Imam Asbahani

£13.99

Musnad al-Imam Abi Hanifa : Arabic Only By Abu Nu...

-----------------

Al-Mughni wa al-Sharh al-Kabeer: Ibn Qudamah

Al-Mughni wa al-Sharh al-Kabeer: Ibn Qudamah

£195.00

Al-Mughni wa al-Sharh al-Kabeer : Arabic Only...

-----------------

Refinement of Character (Tahdhib al-Akhlaq) By Ibn Miskaway

Refinement of Character (Tahdhib al-Akhlaq) By Ibn Miskaway

£14.99

The Refinement of Character Tahdhib al-Akhlaq Gr...

-----------------
RAMADAN READING
Currencies
Login
E-Mail Address:

Password:


Password Forgotten ?
New Account
Share Product
Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare via E-Mail



The Prophet's Hajj: Mufti Muhammad Khan Qaadri /Muhammad Sajid


HomeNew ProductsSpecialShipping Info Advance SearchMy AccountWish ListCustomer FeedbackCart ContentsCheckout
Back in Stock & Customer Information

Helpline Number: 0116 276 9964
From outside UK +44 116 276 9964
email: info@kitaabun.com

We are not simply a Bookshop. We provide a service.
You are most welcome to contact us with any
questions, comments or simply for advice.
Your comments will be highly appreciated.