MSA Executive Application Form

We would like to remind everyone that you can now apply to be an MSA executive for Fall 2016 – Winter 2017. A link has been attached down below to apply. The last day to apply is THIS SUNDAY. We will stop accepting applications AFTER 5PM ON SUNDAY. For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us via Facebook .

MSA Executive Application Form:
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A Brief Biography of Marmaduke Pickthall

The British revert, Western Islamic scholar, known for his translation of the Holy Qur’an, The Meaning of the Glorious Koran: An Explanatory Translation. The best English translation before Abdullah Yusuf Ali’s most widely known Translation and Commentary of the Holy Qur’an. An extensive traveler, and staunch defender of the Ottoman Empire, his biography is a story of a Westerner who falls in love with the Islamic society and the Qur’an. A snippet from the the Masud UK.

“Throughout his life Pickthall saw Islam as radical freedom, a freedom from the encroachments of the State as much as from the claws of the ego. It also offered freedom from narrow fanaticism and sectarian bigotry. Late Ottoman Palestine was teeming with missionaries of every Christian sect, each convinced, in those pre-ecumenical days, of its own solitary rightness. He was appalled by the hate-filled rivalry of the sects, which, he thought, should at least be united in the land holy to their faith. But Christian Jerusalem was a maze of rival shrines and liturgies, where punches were frequently thrown in churches, while the Jerusalem of Islam was gloriously united under the Dome, the physical crown of the city, and of her complex history.” READ MORE.

A shorter read from Wikipedia, Marmaduke Picktall.