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The West Owes a Debt to Islam: Interview with Prof Glen Cooper
byuradio.org Episode: Top Of Mind With Julie Rose - Radio Interview (Podcast) with Prof Glen Cooper Transcript: The West Owes a Debt to Islam.  Professor Glen Cooper discusses the...
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Malika III: Shajarat Al-Durr
Our third story is that of Shajarat al-Durr, the first woman to sit upon an Egyptian throne since Cleopatra, nearly 1,300 years before.
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OBITUARY: Ahmed Zewail 1946-2016
A personal encounter. A candle extinguished, but his light will continue to shine: AHMED ZEWAIL 26/02/1946, Egypt - 02/08/2016, USA
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Malika II: Radiyya bint Iltutmish
Popularly referred to as Razia Sultana, this is the story of Radiyya bint Iltutmish written by Tom Verde. Born in 1205, Budaun, Radiyya bint Iltutmish, also known as Raziya al-Din...
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Malika I: Khayzuran & Zubayda
From Indonesia to Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan to Nigeria, Senegal to Turkey, it is not particularly rare in our own times for women in Muslim-majority countries to be appointed and elected to high offices—...
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Ode to Ahmad Baba Al-Massufi
Abu al-Abbas Ahmad ibn Ahmad al-Takruri Al-Massufi al-Timbukti, otherwise commonly known as Ahmad Baba for short, was a well-known teacher, professor, philosopher, Arabic grammarian and an author of...
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Mapping the World
Some of the great contributions to geography by early Muslims who were driven by an intense interest not only...
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A review of Muslim Geography
Muslim geography opened up a vast knowledge of the world. Islam urged people to open their minds and horizons...
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Introduction to Muslim Art and Ornaments
Muslim art differs from the art of other cultures in the form and material as well as in the subject and...
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Introduction to the Islamic City
Islam is seen by many scholars as an urban religion, which favours communal practice on individual worship....
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Introduction to Muslim Science
Whilst the period of Antiquity, the time of Greco-Roman civilisation, and the Renaissance receive high praise...
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Ibn Al-Haitham the Muslim Physicist
Snell is credited with the laws of reflection and refraction. However, Ibn Al-Haitham discovered the same...
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