A guide to Islam for beginner and intermediate Muslims.
About the Book:
‘Which Way to Paradise?’ seeks to elucidate Islamic principles and injunctions and elaborate on the very spirit of Islam, while at the same time exposing and refuting common misconceptions about the religion. In an engaging question and answer format, K. Sherman leads the readers on an uplifting journey through Islam, guiding them along the path towards the eternal reward of paradise.
Addressing a wide range of modern and traditional issues, the book covers basic inquiries about the five pillars and the Quran; spiritual question such as repentance, supplication, remembrance of Allah, asceticism and the meaning of a 'sound heart' ; characteristics of Prophet Muhammad; relationships with friends and family; women in Islam contemporary topics including insurance and modern psychiatry; commentary on selected Quranic verses and sayings of Prophet Muhammad; and responses to myths about Islam.
About the author:
K.Sherman, a native of New York, resided in the United States until her third year of college. After accepting Islam, she travelled abroad and has remained there ever since. As a mother of four, she is grateful that her children will never have to face the challenges she did: namely, growing up without guidance. Ms. Sherman recalls her high school English teacher's advice: "You write best when you write about matters close to your heart." Her first book, 'Why Islam?' is also published by IIPH. The author encourages interested readers to write to her via the publisher.