Month: January 2011

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One Thousand Years of Missing History

One Thousand Years of Missing History Professor Salim T S Al-Hassani* Table of contents 1. Illuminating words 2. Academic voices 3. The Dark Ages revisited 4. Instances of creative contributions 5. Notes and references *** Note of the editor The following article is a newly edited and augmented version of an essay presented first by…
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Al-Jazari: The Mechanical Genius

Al-Jazari: The Mechanical Genius Professor Salim T S Al-Hassani * Al-Jazari was the most outstanding mechanical engineer of his time. His full name was Badi’ al-Zaman Abu-‘l-‘Izz Ibn Isma’il Ibn al-Razzaz al-Jazari. He lived in Diyar-Bakir (in Turkey) during the 6th century H (late 12th century-early 13th century CE). Large image Figure 1: Wash-basin in…
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Ecology and Islam: Review of Abdul-Matin’s “Green Deen” (2010)

Ecology and Islam: Review of Abdul-Matin’s “Green Deen” (2010) | Dissident Voice <!–google_ad_client = “ca-pub-3732368513453587”;/* 728×90, created 07/01/10 */google_ad_slot = “0492720593”;google_ad_width = 728;google_ad_height = 90;//–> src=”http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js”>by Eric Walberg / January 14th, 2011 Paperback: 264 pagesPublisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers(Nov 11 2010)Language: English Muslim Americans are slowly beginning to make their mark on their conflicted society. There are…
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Israel clears out disputed site in Muslim quarter

Israel clears out disputed site in Muslim quarter – Middle East, World – The Independent By Catrina Stewart in Jerusalem Friday, 14 January 2011 Israel has widened access to a revered Jewish site in the heart of the Jerusalem Old City’s Muslim quarter, a move that threatens to inflame tensions at one of the world’s…
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Study: White Women in UK Converting to Islam More Than Men

Study: White Women in UK Converting to Islam More Than Men Jan 5, 2011 – 2:20 PM Print this page|EmailShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on DiggShare on Lifestream Dana Kennedy Contributor A new survey sponsored by a British Muslim organization estimates that about 5,200 people in the United Kingdom converted to Islam last year, part…
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Study: White Women in UK Converting to Islam More Than Men

Study: White Women in UK Converting to Islam More Than Men Jan 5, 2011 – 2:20 PM Print this page|EmailShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on DiggShare on Lifestream Dana Kennedy Contributor A new survey sponsored by a British Muslim organization estimates that about 5,200 people in the United Kingdom converted to Islam last year, part…
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