Book Description

About the Author THE author is a veteran journalist of over 46 years? standing in the profession. Born at village Madina of Gujrat district, Pakistan, he did his B.A. from the Zamindar College, Gujrat, in 1943 and M.A. in philosophy from Government College, Lahore, in 1945. He joined the Zamindar College as lecturer in philosophy soon after and left it on the expiry of the contract. After some time, he left for Lahore, where he joined the prestigious daily, The Civil and Military Gazette (now defunct) as a sub-editor. He shifted to The Pakistan Times when the Gazette management changed. He served The Pakistan Times for 33 years, during which he held various positions, such as senior sub-editor, edition-in-charge, chief sub-editor, news editor, and finally magazine editor, the position he held for eight years. He was still on the staff of The Pakistan Times when the Nawa-e-Waqt Publications hired his services for their forthcoming English daily, The Nation, which came in the market three months later. He served The Nation for about eight years and a half, after which he retired. He was then past 72 years. After retirement, the author studied history (Muslim, European and American) and various religions ? Judaism, Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Zoroastrianism -- and finally settled down to devote himself to the study of the Quran. His first publication on the Quran appeared in the form of an 80-page book in November 2010. The present is a more comprehensive book and includes the contents of the earlier publication also. The author is now in his early nineties. Read more