As I have always maintained, mine is a three-piece-suit Islam, even though the waistcoat has pretty much gone out of vogue these days.

Among other things, my Islam demands excellent working command of the English language, as I believe English to be Allah's and Islam's language, just like any other language in the world.

That is why I embrace Shakespeare, Milton and Keats with the same fervor I embrace Hafiz, Ghalib and Iqbal. [...]