The Virtual Mosque

Islam is way more English than the EDL

Dr Tim Stanley is a historian of the United States. His biography of Pat Buchanan is out now. His personal website is and you can follow him on Twitter @timothy_stanley. ..most Muslims cling on to values that were once definitively English and that we could do with rediscovering. Islam instructs its followers to cherish [...]


Arabic-English Dictionary of Qur’anic Usage

This eighty-fifth volume in Brill’s Handbook of Oriental Studies Series attempts to fulfill the long-standing need for an Arabic-English dictionary of Qur’anic usage. Adding an important resource for the study of the Qur’an, the Dictionary is distinguished by many features: It brings to English-speaking readership contextualized [...]


English translation of The Holy Quran

Lahori-Ahmadis always extol the greatness of the literary work done by Hazrat Maulana Muhammad Ali. Our detractors say : “you have to say that because he was your Amir.” And they criticise Hazrat Maulana Muhammad Ali’s English translation even without having read it basing their comments on prejudice. “Islam, as embodied in this translation [...]