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Dr. Ibrahim Kalin (the third from the right) during the World Muslim-Catholic Forum held in the Vatican in March 2008. (Source).
Reason and Rationality in the QuranLEARN MORE
In this long and well written article, Dr Ibrahim Kalin, based on his thorough study of the history of...
Figure 1: The region of Tabaristan, today the north of Iran. (Source).
‘Ali b. Sahl Rabban al-Tabari Author of Firdaws al-hikma (Paradise of Wisdom)LEARN MORE
Ali b. Sahl Rabban al-Tabari Author of Firdaws al-hikma (Paradise of Wisdom) The physician, scientist and...
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The Institution of Waqf as a Solution to the Economic CrisisLEARN MORE
The Wall Street Journal, one of the world's most respected newspapers, has suggested recently that the...
Figure 1: A sample page of Al-Shirāzī's Durrat al-Tāj. Suleymaniye Library, Ayasofya, MS 2405.
The Sound Rules in Reading the Quran (Tajwid) in Qutb Al-Din al-Shirazi’s Music NotationLEARN MORE
In the Islamic world, starting from Al-Kindī (d. 874), Al-Fārābī (d. 950), Ibn Sīnā (d. 1034), and Safī al-...
Figure 1: Sultan Murad III's firman about al-Tusi's book Tahrir Kitab usul al-Handasa li-Uqlidis printed in Italy in 1594.
The Influence of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi on Ottoman Scientific LiteratureLEARN MORE
The works of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi have always attracted the interest of Ottoman scholars as early as the 14th...
Figure 1: A folio from the Akhlaq-i Nasiri, a philosophical treatise written by Nasir al-Din al-Tusi, the prestigious scientist and intellectual. (Source).
Trevor Hilder: A Story About Sustainable HistoryLEARN MORE
After briefly describing his work background, Trevor Hilder tells the story of the young man who set out to...