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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…

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…

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