Mohammad Ali Jinnah has been both celebrated and reviled for his role in the Partition of India, and the controversies surrounding his actions have only increased since his death. Ishtiaq Ahmed places Jinnah’s actions under intense scrutiny to ascertain the Quaid-i-Azam’s successes and failures, and the meaning and significance of his legacy. Using a wealth of contemporary records and archival material, he traces Jinnah’s journey from an Indian nationalist to a Muslim communitarian, and then from a Muslim nationalist to, finally, Pakistan’s all-powerful head of state. How did the ambassador of Hindu Muslim unity become the inflexible votary of the two-nation theory? Did Jinnah envision Pakistan as a theocratic state? What was federalism? Asking these crucial questions his position on Mahatma Gandhi and against the backdrop of the turbulent struggle against British colonialism, Jinnah is a path-breaking examination of one of the most controversial figures of the twentieth century.
TITLE: JINNAH: HIS SUCCESSES, FAILURES AND ROLE IN HISTORY
This volume is unique in the field of Calvin studies. George Tavard introduces readers to Calvin’s first theological writing, Psychopannychia (1534), showing why this little-known work is essential to understanding Calvin’s mature thought, including the “catholic” intent of his Reformation.
The only study of Psychopannychia Calvin’s first theological writing in English, this volume explores the content and purpose of Calvin’s early treatise, its development of themes that would later inform Calvin’s monumental Institutes, and the light the book sheds on Calvin’s deep catholicity.
Historically informed and ecumenically focused, this volume provides valuable insights into Reformation history and the continuing significance of Calvin’s thought for present-day ecumenical dialogue. ISBN: 0802847188 Publisher: EERDMANS