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Ibn WasilLEARN MORE
Abu ‘Abd Allah Muhammad Ibn Wasil was an historian and man of letters, born in Hamat in Syria on 2 Shawwal...
Introducing Medical Humanities in the Medical Curriculum in Saudi Arabia: A Pedagogical ExperimentLEARN MORE
In a marked shift from the positivist philosophy that influenced medical education for more than a century,...
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-...