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THE HISTORY OF THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS A BRIEF GUIDE Lajna Ima’illah USA THE HISTORY OF THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS A BRIEF GUIDE Lajna Ima’illah USA

THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS – OUTLINE 1. NEED 2. BEGINNING 3. REACTION 4. SAYINGS THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS – OUTLINE 1. NEED 2. BEGINNING 3. REACTION 4. SAYINGS of the Promised Messiah (as) 5. SUCCESS 6. SUBSCRIPTION 7. NEW ITEMS 8. CONTACT THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

1. NEED Why was The Review of Religions needed? THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - 1. NEED Why was The Review of Religions needed? THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

THE PROMISED MESSIAH (AS) SAID: “the sun rising from West means that the Western THE PROMISED MESSIAH (AS) SAID: “the sun rising from West means that the Western countries which had been engulfed by the darkness of infidelity and will be illuminated by the sun of truth, and they will have a share of Islam …” ignorance, THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

… my writings would spread amongst those people” (Izala-e-Auhaam) THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - … my writings would spread amongst those people” (Izala-e-Auhaam) THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

2. BEGINNING Beginnings of The Review of Religions THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A 2. BEGINNING Beginnings of The Review of Religions THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

1 st Jalsa in 1891 at Qadian Darul Aman Ø Promised Messiah (as) invited 1 st Jalsa in 1891 at Qadian Darul Aman Ø Promised Messiah (as) invited participants to “put forward sound policies for the religious benefit of Europe and America” Ø 2 nd Jalsa Salana: Members put forward their suggestions and it was decided that an English Magazine providing the true and beautiful teachings of Islam should be compiled and printed THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

1 ST EDITION Ø On 15 th January 1901, the Promised Messiah(as) formally announced 1 ST EDITION Ø On 15 th January 1901, the Promised Messiah(as) formally announced the launch of The Review of Religions. Ø In January 1902 the first edition was published in English from Lahore. Ø The Promised Messiah (as) would write articles specifically for the magazine, which were THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE translated from Urdu into English.

3. REACTION Reaction to its launch THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE 3. REACTION Reaction to its launch THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

TOLSTOY AND THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS Ø Hadhrat Mufti Muhammad Sadiq (ra) sent copies TOLSTOY AND THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS Ø Hadhrat Mufti Muhammad Sadiq (ra) sent copies of the first few Review of Religions to Russia’s Leo Tolstoy, considered by many as the greatest novelist of the 19 th century THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

TOLSTOY’S LETTER IN REPLY: “Dear friend! Your letter along with Mirza Ghulam Ahmad’s picture TOLSTOY’S LETTER IN REPLY: “Dear friend! Your letter along with Mirza Ghulam Ahmad’s picture and a sample of the magazine Review of Religions has been received. To engage in the proof of the death of Christ or in the investigation of his tomb, is a futile effort because an intelligent man can never believe that Jesus is still alive. . We need reasoned religious teaching and if Mr Mirza presents a new reasonable proposition then I am ready to benefit from it. In The Review of Religions specimen number, I approved very much two articles, ‘How to get rid of the Bondage of Sin’ and ‘The Life to Come’, especially the second. The idea is very profound and very true. I am most thankful to you for sending me this and am also grateful for your letter. Yours Sincerely, Tolstoy, from Russia. 5 th June 1903. ” THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

4. SAYINGS OF THE PROMISED MESSIAH (AS) Promised Messiah’s (as) sayings about The Review 4. SAYINGS OF THE PROMISED MESSIAH (AS) Promised Messiah’s (as) sayings about The Review Of Religions THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

PROMISED MESSIAH (AS) SAID: Ø ‘The Breaking of the Cross’ in the traditions of PROMISED MESSIAH (AS) SAID: Ø ‘The Breaking of the Cross’ in the traditions of the Holy Prophet (saw) means an English magazine: The Review of Religions, which has been started Ø The Review of Religions has begun to many hearts THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE influence

PROMISED MESSIAH (AS) SAID: Ø If, God forbid, this magazine ceases to exist as PROMISED MESSIAH (AS) SAID: Ø If, God forbid, this magazine ceases to exist as a result of a lack of interest of this community then cause for mourning this would be a for the community. Ø Therefore, I urge the sincere members of my community to provide as much support and financial assistance as may be possible for them. THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

5. SUCCESS Role of The Review of Religions in the propagation of the Jama’at 5. SUCCESS Role of The Review of Religions in the propagation of the Jama’at THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

MAURITIUS, PHILIPPINES & MANY MORE Ø First Ahmadi of Mauritius Nur Muhammad Nuraya Saheb MAURITIUS, PHILIPPINES & MANY MORE Ø First Ahmadi of Mauritius Nur Muhammad Nuraya Saheb converted through The Review of Religions Ø Ahmadiyyat was first introduced to the Philippines through The Review of Religions Ø Many people were drawn to Ahmadiyyat articles THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE by reading

FAMOUS EDITORS OF THE MAGAZINE Malik Ghulam Farid (ra) THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - FAMOUS EDITORS OF THE MAGAZINE Malik Ghulam Farid (ra) THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE Maulvi Sher Ali (ra) Mirza Bashir Ahmad (ra)

6. SUBSCRIPTION Why subscribing to The Review of Religions THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - 6. SUBSCRIPTION Why subscribing to The Review of Religions THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

THE PROMISED MESSIAH(AS) SAID: Ø If 10, 000 people of this community subscribe to THE PROMISED MESSIAH(AS) SAID: Ø If 10, 000 people of this community subscribe to the English or Urdu editions, then it would run according to one’s wishes. Ø And in my view, if those taking the oath of allegiance on initiation strive in this cause to do justice to their oath, then this number is not much. Instead, compared to the number of the members of the Jama’at, this is but a small number. THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

ALSO: Ø In an appendix of the early editions of The Review of Religions ALSO: Ø In an appendix of the early editions of The Review of Religions was written: “On hearing of Hudhur’s appeal some friends sent up to copies of the magazine abroad at their ten own expense. ” Ø Hadhrat Khalifatul Masih II(ra) mentioned that: “Some read The Review of Religions and write to us. We have received letters from Sweden and England. There are such rightly minded people willing to hear, what is needed THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE are the ones to address them!

TARGET OF 10, 000 At Jalsa Salana UK 2011, Hadhrat Khalifatul Masih V(aba) said TARGET OF 10, 000 At Jalsa Salana UK 2011, Hadhrat Khalifatul Masih V(aba) said that subsequent to his appeal in 2010, there were 8000 subscribers now to The Review of Religions. However, Hudhur said that we were still behind, and need to increase our efforts and attain the 10, 000 target. THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

HADHUR’S (ABA) TARGET FOR USA Ø Canada and USA should have 500 -1000 subscribers HADHUR’S (ABA) TARGET FOR USA Ø Canada and USA should have 500 -1000 subscribers THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

7. NEW ITEMS Improvements of The Review of Religions THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - 7. NEW ITEMS Improvements of The Review of Religions THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

IMPROVEMENTS Ø Since January 2011 the magazine started printing in full color on a IMPROVEMENTS Ø Since January 2011 the magazine started printing in full color on a monthly basis for the first time ever in its 109 -year history Ø Pictures can be used more widely Ø Increased paper thickness of the inside pages from 75/80 gsm to 100 gsm, this enhanced the reading experience for subscribers Ø Hadhrat Khalifatul Masih V(aba) has appointed some of the top scholars of the Jama’at to write regularly for the magazine Ø A number of special series will shortly be introduced THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

8. CONTACT Feedback and Subscription of The Review of Religions THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS 8. CONTACT Feedback and Subscription of The Review of Religions THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

Magazine can be subscribed online with Credit Card: www. reviewofreligions. org/subscription/ Subscription costs are Magazine can be subscribed online with Credit Card: www. reviewofreligions. org/subscription/ Subscription costs are US$30 per year Or Faiza Bajwa - email: [email protected] org Contact The Review of Religions Coordinator for USA Feel free to give your feedback regarding any aspect of The Review of Religions, whether it relates to the new design, suggestions for article topics, or any other matter: [email protected] org For more information visit: www. reviewofreligions. org THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE

SOURCES • Izala-e-Auhaam pp. 515 -516 Second Edition • www. reviewofreligions. org • www. SOURCES • Izala-e-Auhaam pp. 515 -516 Second Edition • www. reviewofreligions. org • www. alislam. org • http: //flickriver. com/photos/syedahya/tags/india/ THE REVIEW OF RELIGIONS - A BRIEF GUIDE