Hijra: Story and Significance

by Zakaria Bashier

A timely work in which Dr Zakaria Bashier gives a moving account of the Hijra - the departure of the Prophet from Makkah (Mecca) to Yathrib (now Medina) - is a story of endurance and triumph in the face of seemingly insuperable adversity, of idealism and courageous faith in the possibility of a just and free Islamic state. Hijra symbolises the eternal imperative of Islam: to make the society submit to One God alone. 

As Muslims stand on the threshold of the fifteenth century of Hijra, Dr Bashier, stressing the multi-dimensional implications of Hijra, argues for the rebuilding of a fully aware consciousness and a truly independent Muslim community. 

Format: Paperback, 110 pages