The Story of the Elephant: Surah Al-Feel By Hajera Memon
Author: Hajera Memon
Book Binding: Hardcover
Size: 25.4cm x 25.4cm
Publication Year: 2014
About This Book:
Hajera Memon's "The Story of the Elephant: Surah Al-Feel" is a wonderfully constructed and enlightening book that delves into the historical and spiritual implications of Surah Al-Feel from the Quran. Hajera Memon digs into the Elephant's story and the significant truths it carries for Christians with eloquence and reverence.
A Quranic Parable
Surah Al-Feel is a brief but powerful chapter from the Quran that describes Abraha's army's amazing incident and their ill-fated attempt to destroy the Kaaba in Mecca with an elephant. Hajera Memon brings this historical event to life via painstaking research and a strong understanding of Islamic history, capturing the core of the Quranic tale.
Investigating the Themes of Faith and Divine Intervention
In "The Story of the Elephant," the author takes readers on a trip through the events preceding and following the miraculous intervention that preserved the Kaaba. She delves into the issues of faith, reliance in Allah's protection, and the ramifications of rejecting Allah's shelters.
Lessons for the Modern Age
While anchored in history, this book draws parallels between the hardships faced by the Quraysh tribe during the Prophet Muhammad's (peace be upon him) time and the challenges faced by believers today. It emphasizes Surah Al-Feel's lasting significance, inviting readers to consider its messages in their daily lives.
Engaging and approachable
The writing style of Hajera Memon is interesting and approachable, making this book suited for readers of all ages and backgrounds. Whether you are a scholar looking for a deeper knowledge of Surah Al-Feel or an inquisitive reader interested in Islamic history, this book will appeal to you.