Mecca: The Sacred City - Book Review

Mr. Ziauddin Sardar
This book is written by Mr. Ziauddin Sardar from Pakistan based in London born on born 31 October 1951. He is a writer, critic, journalist and been named as one of the Britain's top 100 Public intellectuals.

Mr. Ziauddin Sardar has published more than 45 books to name a few as below:
  • The Future of Muslim Civilisation (1979)
  • Islamic Futures: The Shape of Ideas to Come
  • Why Do People Hate America? (2003)
  • Future: All That Matters, Hodder Education, London, 2013
  • Muhammad: All That Matters, Hodder Education, London, 2012
  • Muslims In Britain: Making Social and Political Space, Routledge, London, 2012 (edited with Waqar Ahmad)
  • Reading the Qur’an, Hurst & Co, London; Oxford University Press, New York, 2011
Mecca: The Sacred CityAbout Mecca: The Sacred City

Mecca: The Sacred City is published by Blomsbury, 2014.

In this book Mr. Ziauddin Sardar give the wonderful description of Mecca. From its history, to its origins in the desert, its evolution as a trading town and emergence as the Main Center of Islam world.

Mr. Sardar examines the religious struggles and rebellions in Mecca that have significantly shaped Muslim culture. An illuminative, lyrical, and witty blend of history, reportage, and memoir, Mecca reflects all that is profound and enlightening, curious and amusing about Mecca and takes us behind the closed doors to one of the most important places in the world today.

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