Tarik Jan is senior research fellow at IPS. He has authored several books including critically acclaimed The Life and Times of Rasul Allah – Universalizing the Abrahamic Tradition. His forthcoming books are Towards the Universal Islamic State vol. 2 of his sirah work and Reflections on Secularism. He has also translated and edited Sayyid Mawdudi’s Islam and the secular Mind, The Four Key Concepts of the Qur’an.