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CNN: Muslim inventions that shaped the modern world

Olivia Sterns, CNN Updated 1:42 PM ET, Wed July 22, 2015 London (CNN) Think of the origins of that staple of modern life, the cup of coffee, and Italy often springs…

One Name to Know for Muslim Heritage: Prof. James al-Khalili

Book Review: Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science by Jim al-Khalili Source: The Guardian Book reviewed by Tim Radford The ‘bubbling invention’ of the Islamic world lit up the…

Muslim Heritage and Their Future: A Collection

Epigraph: Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. (Matthew 5:9)   Taj Mahal is not only a symbol for India but also for Muslim Heritage Some…

Some Right-Wing Europeans Say Islam Hasn’t Contributed to Western Culture. Here’s Why They’re Wrong

Source: Huffington Post By Akbar Ahmed; Chair of Islamic Studies at American University One of the right-wing tropes about Islam in Europe, which is making alarming inroads into the mainstream,…

Book Review: Ibn Sena and The Canon of Medicine

IBN SINA AND THE CANON OF MEDICIN, its translators and commentators Author Prof. Syed Zillur Rahman, Aligarh, India – translator Zakaria Virk Reviewed by Dr. Khalid SOHAIL, Toronto Source:  www.drsohail.com When…

Prince Aga Karim Khan to boost educational opportunities

Premier Wynne and Aga Khan team up to boost educational opportunities Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Aga Khan signed a deal Monday to boost educational opportunities and promote what Wynne called…

What Andalusia Can Teach Us Today About Muslims and Non-Muslims Living Together

By Akbar Ahmed; Chair of Islamic Studies at American University “The loss of Andalusia is like losing part of my body,” H.R.H. Prince Turki al-Faisal told me. I had asked him…

Muslim Heritage and Educating the Muslim Masses

Epigraph: Only those of His servants who possess knowledge truly fear Allah. Indeed, Allah is Mighty, Most Forgiving. (Al Quran 35:29) Lead article is by Muqtedar Khan; Associate Professor of Islam and…

5 Islamic Philosophers Every Muslim Must Read

Epigraph: Only those of His servants who possess knowledge truly fear Allah. Indeed, Allah is Mighty, Most Forgiving. (Al Quran 35:29) Source: Huffington Post By Muqtedar Khan; Associate Professor of Islam and…

New 7 Wonders of the World

Epigraph: So travel through the earth and see how evil was the end of those who denied the Providence of Allah. (Al Quran 3:138) Taj Mahal is also a symbol…

Muslim Contributions to Ophthalmology

By Zakaria Virk, Toronto Science progressed at an impressive pace in the Muslim world during the Islamic golden age i.e. from 8th to 12th century. Not only voluminous & insightful…

When the Moors (Muslims) Ruled Europe: Documentary

Book Review: Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science by Jim al-Khalili

Source: The Guardian Book reviewed by Tim Radford The ‘bubbling invention’ of the Islamic world lit up the dark ages. The relay-race model of intellectual history is simple enough: a…

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…

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