A New Series About Scholars & Academics From The Past

Why the change? Previously when I was writing on this blog page of mine, I as writing articles about interesting Islamic leaders from the past as well as their biographies. Some of them tended to be viewed as controversial people. The term controversial doesn’t have to have negative connotations surrounding it. It just meant thatContinue reading “A New Series About Scholars & Academics From The Past”

What is Mortimer J Adler’s Recommended Reading List?

In this blog post I will continue with the Art of Reading series that I started. This is a series that explains the all the different ways of reading and I am using Mortimer J Adler’s How To Read book as the main source of information. Mortimer J Adler’s work is so important in thatContinue reading “What is Mortimer J Adler’s Recommended Reading List?”

What is My 2020 Book List?

I just have to mention this to all my followers that this type of blog post happens once a year and it is not the type of blog post which is going to contain a lot of information about a book or any topic or subject at all. It’s also not meant to be oneContinue reading “What is My 2020 Book List?”

What is My 2020 Academic Articles List?

In this blog post I will list the academic articles that I have read during the 2020 year. In 2020 I never read too many books, I believe I read around 15 books. I will also release the list of books that I read in the year of 2020 as well. I thought about theContinue reading “What is My 2020 Academic Articles List?”

What is The Activity of Reading?

Preface: This is just an attempt to explain the contents of Adler’s book. All of the ideas and lessons have come from Mortimer J Adler and if I have explained his writings poorly then excuse me and feel free to comment below. The first thing that Adler teaches all of us beginners is that readingContinue reading “What is The Activity of Reading?”

Why A Reading Schedule isn’t the way forward?

Some of you might remember one of my earlier blog posts where I wrote about the benefits of keeping a reading schedule and whilst the contents of that blog posts remain true, I chose to let go of my reading schedule for many reasons. This blog post will explain all the reasons why I feltContinue reading “Why A Reading Schedule isn’t the way forward?”

What is The Art Of Reading?

For a long time now I have wanted to start the ‘How To Read’ series on my website. In fact, many blog posts ago (must have been 30 or so ago) I mentioned that I would begin this series but as time went on, I completely forgot about this project as I became completely absorbedContinue reading “What is The Art Of Reading?”

Why is History Important?

History has always been a fundamental subject that everyone has come across during their lives. As humans we live in the present moment and we constantly think about the future. How do we navigate through our future without making terrible mistakes? How do we arrive where we are now? Who will tell us what hasContinue reading “Why is History Important?”

Why is Fantasy Important?

Fantasy is one of the most common genres that people read. Perhaps one of the first ever books that you have ever might have been a fantasy book. Due to television adaptations (like HBO’s adaptation of Game of Thrones) and many other films over the years, the fantasy genre has become a huge part ofContinue reading “Why is Fantasy Important?”

How To Read Consistently?

Recently I began a new reading schedule which allowed me to start reading consistently again. In the past, I would read for hours daily and keep that momentum up for months. However, after suffering from an academic burn-out, I lost the ability to do that. However, my recent changes have allowed me to rebuild myContinue reading “How To Read Consistently?”