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1,000 Years of Scientific Texts From The Islamic World Are Now Online

Loonwatch: A massive undertaking by the Qatar Digital Library that preserves a millennium of scientific work. (h/t: S. I.) By Mark Strauss, io9  Between the 9th and 19th centuries, Arabic-speaking scholars translated…

Córdoba’s Mosque-Cathedral in name-change row

Source: The Guardian Government of Andalusia says Diocese of Córdoba is ignoring site’s history as a place of worship for Muslims and Christians Inscriptions from the Qur’an share space with…

IBN SINA ABU ‘ALI AL-HUSAYN (980-1037)

IBN SINA ABU ‘ALI AL-HUSAYN (980-1037) Ibn Sina (Avicenna) is one of the foremost philosophers in the Medieval Hellenistic Islamic tradition that also includes al-Farabi and Ibn Rushd His philosophical…

The Muslim Times’ Encyclopedic Collection About Muslim Heritage

Erdogan claims Muslims beat Columbus to the Americas Source: The Telegraph By Rob Crilly, New York, and agencies Muslims discovered the Americas in the 12 century, nearly 300 years before…

Erdogan claims Muslims beat Columbus to the Americas

Source: The Telegraph By Rob Crilly, New York, and agencies Muslims discovered the Americas in the 12 century, nearly 300 years before Christopher Columbus made his famous voyage there, according…

Why British Muslims need a ‘poppy hijab’ to remember World War One

telegraph.co.uk: Poppies have become the symbol of Remembrance Day. Anyone who wants to commemorate the lives of those who died for Britain in the war simply has to buy a…

Toronto Celebrates Islamic History Month

In 2007, Parliament designated October as Islamic History Month Canada, to celebrate Muslims’ and Islamic civilizations’ intellectual, scientific, and cultural contributions to human flourishing. Showcasing the rich Islamic cultural contributions…

Amazon Book Review: Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders

Courtesy of Hanif Koya, California Author: Denise Spellberg Introduction In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom—a…

The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance

A myth-shattering view of the Islamic world’s myriad scientific innovations and the role they played in sparking the European Renaissance. By Jim al-Khalili, who is a leading theoretical nuclear physicist, a trustee…

Muslim Heritage and The First North American Museum Devoted to Islamic art

Epigraph: You (the moderate Muslims) are the best people raised for the good of mankind; you enjoin what is good and forbid evil and believe in Allah. And if the People…

The First North American Museum Devoted to Islamic art, Opens Today

Aga Khan Museum of Islamic art to open Friday in Toronto The Canadian Press Published Thursday, September 11, 2014 TORONTO — A $300-million showcase complex that includes the first North American…

Follow Dr. Abdus Salam on Twitter

Follow Dr. Abdus Salam on Twitter: and help it to grow and spread all over the world. It is a must for our youth and for our generations to follow. …

New Aga Khan Museum to Showcase Cultural Contributions of Muslim Civilizations

Source: Artlyst A new Museum to showcase the cultural and scientific contributions of Muslim civilizations is to open in Toronto Canada in September.The Aga Khan Museum will be dedicated to…

Prof. Maryam Mirzakhani and Muslim Heritage

Epigraph: “In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.”  Galileo Galilei Prof. Maryam Mirzakhani Taj Mahal is a symbol of Muslim…

Iranian Woman wins Highest Prize in Math – Fields Medal

August, 2014 Maryam Mirzakhani, a Professor at Stanford, was one of four winners honored Wednesday at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Seoul. Maryam Mirzakhani Becomes First Woman To Win…

‘Muslim Glastonbury’ challenges perceptions of Islam in Britain

Ranging from sectarianism to sex, a four-day event nicknamed the “Muslim Glastonbury” is setting out to challenge perceptions of Islam in Britain. Living Islam, which began on Thursday at Lincolnshire Showground and continues…

Sylvester II or Silvester II: A Pope, Who was Educated in Muslim Spain

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Pope Sylvester II Papacy began 2 April 999 Papacy ended 12 May 1003 Predecessor Gregory V Successor John XVII Personal details Birth name Gerbert d’Aurillac…

Samuel Parsons Scott: A Gentleman and a Scholar

Suggested reading: Muhammad: the Light for the Dark Ages of Europe! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Samuel Parsons Scott (8 July 1846 – 30 May 1929), known as S.P. Scott, was an…

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