Late Sayed Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi’s comment on the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
There arose from among an uncivilized and ill-mannered people noble-hearted men who led a graceful and kindly life, men who started a new era of courtesy and warmth in human history, who engendered gentleness and goodness in those around them. by Syed Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi (ra)
The history of the world would have been different had America been blessed with Islam : Syed Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi
I am going to begin with something that may startle you.The Western World which stretches from Europe to the Americas is most fortunate, and yet it is most unfortunate… Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi (ra)
A life sketch of Sayyeda Khairunnisa, the mother of Maulana Syed Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi
Ali Mian, who was the chairman of the Islamic Centre at Oxford University, died while reading the Holy Quran before the Friday prayers (Jan 2 2000)
It is undoubtedly true that international Zionism has been successful in achieving many of its objectives beyond even its wildest dreams. Most of these aims would have earlier appeared to be simply airy hopes and day dreams even to the Jews themselves, much less to the Arabs or, for that matter, to any other people, but these have since been attained quite easily and are now accomplished facts.
History records that it is men of this class and caliber who have rendered genuine service to Islam during all the phases of its career.
Thanks, however, to the political and cultural domination of the West, the Islamic World, which owes its very existence to the Prophet, has now wholeheartedly adopted the creed of nationalism as if it were a proven scientific truth from which there can be no escape
Islam originally dealt a deadly blow to this spirit and administered a clear warning to its followers against the dangerous possibilities it contained. Factionalism is the very anonym of a universal Faith since the basic oneness of humanity cannot endure, even for a brief while, in its presence.
But how did this new faith infiltrate the Islamic World? How did it come to acquire the strength to engulf Muslims within their own homes; what can explain the mighty hold it enjoys over the hearts and minds of men? All these questions require careful examination