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Alija Izetbegovic: A Short Biography

Sharif H. Banna

Paperback

124 pages / Published: --

£5.00

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Incarcerated by the Communist regime in Yugoslavia for five arduous years, Alija Izetbegovic penned these treasured philosophical reflections on diverse topics such as freedom, politics, history, religion and morality.

Confined to his cell in Foča Prison, Sarajevo, he filled thirteen notebooks with these wonderful pearls of wisdom and managed to smuggle them out with the help of a fellow inmate. These notes are now presented for the first time as part of a series.

Notes from Prison is Alija Izetbegovic’s spiritual escape to freedom and makes for an outstandingly unique read, both in form and content.

Name

Sharif H. Banna

Country

United Kingdom

Biography

Sharif H. Banna is the Director of Islamic Institute for Research and Development (IIDR). He is a Board Member of the Research Centre for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) based at Hamad Bin Khalifa University and Maqasid Institute Global (MIG). He has taught courses on Islamic Legal Theory and Ethics at Oxford University. Sharif H. Banna has authored over ten books and completed writing The Sirah of the Final Prophet at the age of fifteen. His preliminary studies of classical Islamic sciences was under the tutelage of his father Shaykh Abdul Qadir and later with other renowned Islamic scholars. He graduated in Law & Arabic from SOAS (University of London) and is pursuing a PhD in Islamic Jurisprudence at Al-Azhar University.

Title

Alija Izetbegovic: A Short Biography

Format(s)

Paperback

Edition

1st

Pages

124

ISBN

978-1-905837-89-2

Dimensions

128 x 178 x 5mm - 100g

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