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  Islamic Art Introduction
Islamic art is perhaps the most accessible manifestation of a complex civilization that often seems enigmatic to outsiders.
For an American audience a visit to the Islamic galleries of a museum such as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art can represent the first step toward penetrating the history of a religion and a culture that are often in the news but are little understood.
Royal patronage of secular art was also a standard feature of Islamic sovereignty, one that enabled the ruler to demonstrate the splendor of his court and, by extension, the superiority of his state.
www.lacma.org /islamic_art/intro.htm   (0 words)

  
  Islam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Islamic texts depict Judaism and Christianity as derivations of the teachings of the prophet Abraham and thus acknowledges common Abrahamic roots.
Islamic holy days fall on fixed dates of the lunar calendar, which means that they occur in different seasons in different years in the Gregorian calendar.
Within a century of his death, an Islamic state stretched from the Atlantic ocean in the west to central Asia in the east, which, however, was soon torn by civil wars (fitnas).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Islamic   (5486 words)

  
 Al-Islam.org by the Ahlul Bayt DILP - Home
Discover Islam by browsing through material selected from our Library that is particularly appropriate for those who are new to Islam.
A simple guide for those who wish to journey through material available in the Ahlul Bayt Digital Islamic Library in order to find out more about Islam as taught by the Prophet and his family.
Browse through our large collection of online Islamic resources covering a large variety of subjects in various media formats such as audio, video, presentations, image gallery, short length and full length texts.
www.al-islam.org   (220 words)

  
 Atasoy: Islamic Revivalism and the Nation-State...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
What makes this project of modernism an Islamic one is that it incorporates production and consumption patterns in the national economy through a policy of Islamic regulation of social life that would eventually guarantee the constitution of a "virtuous" society.
The first example of the transnational Islamic institutions is the Islamic Conference that convened in Pakistan in 1976, which is also known as the International Shari'a Congress.
In this way, Islamic opposition to the Kemalist project gradually began to be part of the political alliances of the multi-party regime.
www.bsos.umd.edu /CSS97/papers/competin.html   (6007 words)

  
 History & info - the Islamic calendar
The Islamic calendar is the official calendar in countries around the Gulf, especially Saudi Arabia.
However, calendars are printed for planning purposes, but such calendars are based on estimates of the visibility of the lunar crescent, and the actual month may start a day earlier or later than predicted in the printed calendar.
As the year in the Islamic calendar is about 11 days shorter than the year in the Christian calendar, the Islamic years are slowly gaining in on the Christian years.
webexhibits.org /calendars/calendar-islamic.html   (755 words)

  
 Islam
This was useful against the Norman conquest of Sicily but ultimately, by 1091, the Normans succeeded, ending the history of Islamic Sicily that had begun with the Aghlabids.
Khayyâm's fatalism, although with its Islamic overtones, may owe more to an Iranian sensibility, as would what seems to be his worldiness and even cynicism ("Of all that one should care to fathom, I was never deep in anything but Wine," as FitzGerald translated it).
The genealogy of the Ayyûbids that follows is from The New Islamic Dynasties by Clifford Edmund Bosworth [Edinburgh University Press, 1996, pp.70-73] and A History of the Crusades, Volume III, The Kingdom of Acre and the Later Crusades by Steven Runciman [Cambridge University Press, 1951, 1993, p.532].
www.friesian.com /islam.htm#ayyub   (9025 words)

  
 Islamic Relief USA |
Mohamoud Auke, Islamic Relief coordinator for southern Somalia, reported looting and low level violence in the capital, Mogadishu.
The orphans, whom are in Islamic Relief's care, are based in more than 14 developing countries across the globe.
Islamic Relief is continuously working to increase the number of sponsored orphans who are supported by its program.
www.irw.org   (0 words)

  
 Islamic Relief Home
Islamic Relief is supporting people affected by the fierce cyclone that ripped through Pakistan's southwest coast...........
Islamic Relief is responding to the conflict between the Lebanese army and militants in Lebanon's Naher al-Bared camp.
Islamic Relief is today calling upon the leaders of the G8 nations to fulfil promises made two years ago..
www.islamic-relief.com   (0 words)

  
 Islam and Islamic Studies Resources
Kofi Annan and Seyyed Hussein Nasr on Islamophobia (Webcast: Video/Audio) The first 37 minutes consist of a webcast of their talks during the UN seminar "Confronting Islamophobia: Education for Tolerance and Understanding" held at the United Nations on December 7, 2004.
This lengthy and detailed essay, written sometime after Sept. 11, 2001, is a survey of Islamic history, culminating in an excellent overview of the major issues facing Islam today.
Please do sign my guestbook [not in operation for a while] and feel free to let me know what you like about this website; but if you do not like something about it, polite disagreement and constructive criticism are welcome.
www.uga.edu /islam   (0 words)

  
 Islamic Philosophy Online
Islamic Philosophy is also sometimes referred to as Arabic Philosophy or Muslim Philosophy.
Islamic Philosophy by M. Saeed Sheikh (This book has been published under four different names--this is the original!) (pdf format) It is a very brief introduction to main areas of the discipline.
Shahrastani (1087-1153): Nihyat al-qadam fi Ilm al-Kalam (Islamic Theology) (Arabic and English E-text in pdf format).
www.muslimphilosophy.com   (0 words)

  
 Fact Sheet: Scouting in the Islamic Community
In 1982, the National Islamic Committee on Scouting (NICS) was formed by a group of concerned Muslims who represented many national Muslim organizations.
Primarily, the NICS is responsible for formulating policies that govern the formation of Scouting in Islamic organizations and for guiding their cooperation with the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
The Islamic Society of North America supports the use of Scouting and is represented on the National Religious Relationships Committee.
www.scouting.org /factsheets/02-928.html   (0 words)

  
 Islamic Architecture - monuments, mosques, palaces, and schools.
IAORG website is dedicated to Islamic architecture, and contains illustrated descriptions and reviews of a large number of monuments, mosques, palaces and schools.
An illustrated guide to the various Islamic dynasties, dating from the 5th to 19th centuries is also provided.
In addition, the site hosts an online book store, offers a number of desktop images for download and provides a list of Islamic Charity and Relief organizations world wide, also a list of schools, Institutes, and academies around the world that offer art and architecture programmes with Islamic art and architecture interest.
www.islamicarchitecture.org   (0 words)

  
 Muttaqun OnLine: Islamic Dictionary
Technically, however, fiqh referes to the science of deducing Islamic Laws from evidence found in the sources of Islamic law.
Islamic scholar al-Sayyuti said: "The best explanation of fitrah is that it is the Sunnah (way) of all of the Prophets which is in agreement with (all of) the revealed Laws, indicating that it is a response to naturally created inclinations.
Literally means "succession, consecutive." Islamically refers to hadith which is narrated by such a large number of people that it is impossible (Allahu Alim) that they have invented a lie.
muttaqun.com /dictionary3.html   (4113 words)

  
 Islamic Carved Amulets
For easier viewing, the amulets appear at 150 to 200% of their actual size on a 17" screen.
JB: I have seen stones with calligraphic carvings mounted in gold, but I notice your pieces are all in silver.
Typically in Islamic art objects, silver mountings are for men and gold mountings for women.
www.biddingtons.com /content/expertamulet.html   (1094 words)

  
 Scholars of Islam & the Tragedy of Sept. 11th
These scholars are members of the Study of Islam section at the American Academy of Religion, the largest international organization responsible for the academic study of religion.
Windows at the Islamic Center of Irving were found shot out when workers arrived at the mosque about 6 a.m.
Islamic Responses to Sept. 11th Attack, Provided by Timothy Lubin, Washington and Lee University.
groups.colgate.edu /aarislam/response.htm   (7366 words)

  
 Islam website; Resources for the Study of Islam   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is particularly intended to be of use for non-Muslim and Muslim students and teachers at all levels as well for members of the general public who wish to get a non-polemical view of Islam (including Sunni Islam, Shi'ism, and Sufism) and to a lesser extent of Judaism and Christianity.
This lengthy and detailed essay, written sometime after Sept. 11, 2001, is a survey of Islamic history, culminating in an excellent overview of the major issues facing Islam today.
Please do sign my guestbook and feel free to let me know what you like about this website; but if you do not like something about it, polite disagreement and constructive criticism are welcome.
www.arches.uga.edu /~godlas   (1420 words)

  
 IslamiCity.com - Islam & The Global Muslim eCommunity
Most Islamic scholars have called this a lethal misinterpretation of the verses.
ISLAMIC ART AND ARCHITECTURE: From Isfahan to the Taj Mahal
This lavishly illustrated book examines the sources, analyzes the forms, and discusses the mystic themes and symbolism of the immense heritage handed down by Islamic artists and craftsmen.
www.islamicity.com   (0 words)

  
 Islamic Alchemy in the context of Islamic Science
Islamic Alchemy in the context of Islamic Science
Date palm in Islamic: religion, traditions and legends.
Arabic (or Islamic) Influence On the Historical Development of Medicine
www.levity.com /alchemy/islam.html   (458 words)

  
 Islamic Bookstore .com - Islamic Books, Islamic Audio, Video, Software and more!
The Mughal Emperors and the Islamic Dynasties of India, Iran, and Central Asia (Robinson, Francis)
Includes books covering comprehensive Islamic education, comprising general Islamic knowledge based on the Quran and Hadith.
Comprehensive text proposing maqasid as the basis for methodology for the renewal of the theory of Islamic law.
islamicbookstore.com   (0 words)

  
 amana publications - Holy Qur'an and Islamic Books publishers and distributors
The book, based on references from the Qur'an and Hadith, explains the theory and interpretation of Islamic law.
Combining ethics, epistemology and moral philosophy, it sets a tempo for a healthy dialogue between tradition and modernity.
Included in the Book is A Brief Index of the Qur'anic words and their Reference in The Holy Qur'an is provided.
www.amana-publications.com /index.shtml   (363 words)

  
 List of Muslim Relief Organizations in Alphabetical Order   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Albanian Islamic Cultural Center coordinates contributions with ICNA and has an office in Tirana, Albania under ICNA Albania Relief, and in Macedonia under The Light Relief.
Islamic Relief has fundraising offices in France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Holland, Switzerland, Belgium, U.S.A. and the United Kingdom.
There are still many shortages n Islamic facilities such as Holy Quran and Islamic Books to teach the children, materials for prayer centers and mosques, electricity at the mosques, water supplies, etc.
www.msa-natl.org /resources/Relief_Orgs.html   (3803 words)

  
 List of Muslim Financial Institutions   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Notes: American Islamic Chamber of Commerce is an American organization established to help Islamic owned or operated business prosper in this highly competitive environment.
Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance in London.
IslamiQ.com (formerly called Islamic Financial Data Services Limited).
www.msa-natl.org /resources/Finance.html   (584 words)

  
 Islamic-World.Net - Official Website of Khalifah Institute
Islamic Traditions and the feminist movement : Confrontation or cooperation?
We do all this because we want to offer our dear Muslim brothers and sisters (and any other seekers of truth) as many services and as much knowledge as we can so that we may help improve the ummah and move toward a fully and truly Islamic world.
Please know that the main purpose of this website is to offer the people of the world a logically reasonable, eminently practical, and undeniably achievable way to solve all of the problems facing our modern world using the knowledge and methods offered by the Khalifah Project.
www.islamic-world.net   (0 words)

  
 The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Islamic and Middle Eastern Law
Islamic and Middle Eastern Law Materials on the Net
Stephen Humphreys, 'Tradition and Innovation in the Study of Islamic History: The Evolution of North American Scholarship since 1960'
Islamic Law in the Global Village: Beset by Contradictions: Islamization, Legal Reform and Human Rights in Sudan,
www.soas.ac.uk /Centres/IslamicLaw/Materials.html   (1278 words)

  
 Islamic Architecture
This is good news for the American Muslim community which has not only had to campaign to issue the stamp in the first place...
Those constantly looking for good web-based resources on Islamic Architecture will be happy to learn about the recent official launching of archnet.org.
ArchNet is a website that bills itself as “an online community for architects, planners, urban designers, landscape architects, and scholars, with a special focus on the Islamic world”.
www.suite101.com /welcome.cfm/arabic_islamic_architecture   (325 words)

  
 Institute of Islamic Banking & Insurance
IIBI is one of the world's leading independent academic and research organisation solely dedicated to the promotion and implementation of Islamic finance.
The Durham University in UK has accorded recognition to the Institute’s Post-Graduate Diploma course as an entry qualification to the University’s Research M.A as well as their modules on Islamic economics and Shariah-compliant finance.
The Institute is pleased to announce that to-date 1,290 students from 52 countries have enrolled in the distance learning Post Graduate Diploma Course in Islamic Banking and Insurance, with 350 have completed the course successfully so far....
www.islamic-banking.com   (0 words)

  
 Islamic Institute Foundation for better understanding about Muslims and Politics
Islamic Institute Foundation for better understanding about Muslims and Politics
Islamic Free Market Institute Commends His Holiness Pope Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Church on Promoting Inter-faith Dialogue
Islamic Free Market Institute Calls for Mutual Respect and Understanding Between Americans of All Faiths
www.islamicinstitute.org   (0 words)

  
 Islam Page - Islam, Muslims, Allah, Muhammad, Salvation, Jesus
The Basis of Islamic Belief by Dr. Gary Miller, a former Christian missionary.
The Islamic Laws of Inheritance By Dr. A.
Lista de Centros y Organizaciones Islamicás de Musulmanes Hispanos.
www.islamworld.net   (0 words)

  
 Internet Islamic History Sourcebook
The Islamic World and the Western Renaissance [At Cyberistan].
A scrolling timeline indication geography and duration of the huge number of Islamic dynasties.
Islam and Islamic History in Arabia and The Middle East [At islamic.org]
www.fordham.edu /halsall/islam/islamsbook.html   (0 words)

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