Author: Khurram Murad
Publisher: Islamic Foundation
About the Book: The Long Search: Story of Salman the Persian traces his spiritual and physical journey of this Companion of the Prophet in his search for the truth.
Born into a Zoroastrian family who lived near Isphahan in Iran, Salman left home at a very early age; his journey took him to Syria, Mosul, and AI-Qura, where he spent some time with Christians and caravan traders and to his final destination, Madina, where he met up with the Blessed Prophet through whom he became a Muslim, a believer in the One God.
About the Author: Khurram Murad author of the best-selling ‘Way to the Qur’an’ and ‘Who is Muhammad’. He was a visionary scholar who contributed immensely in contemporary times towards the renaissance of Islamic learning and thought, he was involved in Islamic da’wah and inter-faith dialogue in the West for many years. In this connection, he addressed dozens of conferences and seminars. His contributions in initiating and promoting strategic thinking on da’wah issues in Muslim countries as well as in countries where Muslims are in a minority have been immense.
As a leader of the Islamic Movement of Pakistan, which struggled for the rights of the people, he was detained in prison without trial in 1964 in Dhaka for three months and was also a Prisoner of War for almost three years in India after the fall of Dhaka in December 1971. His death came in December 1996 ( Sha’ban 1417 AH) in Leicester UK.