Author: Malik B. Badri
Publisher: American Trust Publications
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Slighly aged
Description from the publisher: “As it is clear from its title, the aim of this study is to shed some light on the successful movement of Islam in its endeavour to eradicate alcohol dependence among the pioneer Arabs of the 7th Century Madina. An effort is made to bring out some of the psychological, social and spiritual factors which helped to bring about this revolutionary change in attitude and action with respect to strong drink in a group of people in whom excessive drinking had become an established traditiion and a psychological necessity”from the introduction by the author. In addition to the historical factors of the society, this booklet also explains how the Muslims were weaned off alcohol in stages and also includes a chapter on the modern Muslim Alcoholic and treatments.