Syed Abdul Latif (writer)

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Syed Abdul Latif
Born
OccupationWriter, scholar
Known forwritings on Islamic culture and Urdu literature
Awards

Syed Abdul Latif was an Indian writer of English literature. He was the president of Institute of Indo-.Middle East Cultural Studies and Academy of Islamic Studies, Hyderabad and was the author of a number of books on Islamic culture and Urdu literature, among other topics.[1] His works included The Mind Al-Qurʼan Builds,[2] Basic Concepts of the Quran,[3] The Opening Chapter of the Quran,[4] and An Outline of the Cultural History of India.[5] The Government of India awarded him Padma Bhushan, the third highest Indian civilian award, in 1970.[6] A trust in his honor, Dr. Syed Abdul Latif's Trust for Quranic and other Cultural Studies, has published several books on Islamic culture.[7][8][9]

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  1. ^ "Was the prophet of Islam Unlettered?" (PDF). Muslim Library. 27 May 2018. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  2. ^ Abdul., Latif, Syed (2002). The mind al-Qurʼan builds (New ed.). Kuala Lumpur: Islamic Book Trust. ISBN 9839154354. OCLC 55674474.
  3. ^ 1888-1958., Āzād, Abūlkalām (2003). Basic concepts of the Quran : being a resume of the views advanced in the commentary of Sūrat-ul-Fātiḥa, the opening chapter of the Qurʼān. Kuala Lumpur: Islamic Book Trust. ISBN 9839154494. OCLC 308829012.
  4. ^ 1888-1958, Āzād, Abūlkalām. The opening chapter of the Qur'ān : Sūrah al-Fātiḥah (First Malaysian ed.). Kuala Lumpur. ISBN 9839154281. OCLC 308823538.
  5. ^ Syed Abdul Latif (1979). An Outline of the Cultural History of India. MLBD. ISBN 8170690854.
  6. ^ "Padma Awards". Padma Awards. Government of India. 17 May 2018. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Dr. Syed Abdul Latif's Trust for Quranic and other Cultural Studies". Worldcat. 27 May 2018. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  8. ^ Majid Daneshgar (7 August 2017). Tantawi Jawhari and the Qur'an: Tafsir and Social Concerns in the Twentieth Century. Taylor & Francis. pp. 274–. ISBN 978-1-351-68395-1.
  9. ^ Syed Abdul Latif (1995). Principles of Islamic Culture: Madras University Lectures ; Delivered in February and March, 1960, Under Oosman Muhammad Ismail, Osman Abdul Haque Lectureship, 1959 - '60. Dr. Syed Abdul Latif Trust for Quranic and Other Cultural Studies.