September 24, 2020

Category: Islamic History

Connecting With Our Islamic Legacy One example of our Islamic Legacy is this diagram. It is Al-Biruni's proof of the mechanics of a lunar eclipse. Abu Al-Rayhan Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Biruni was a physicist, scholar and polymath who lived from 973-1048. His work on the movement of celestial bodies predated Galileo by 600 years and his calculations of astrophysics are still being used today.
Islam, Islamic History

Connecting With Our Islamic Legacy

“Connecting With Our Islamic Legacy” is derived from a Khutbah delivered by Imam Osamah Salhia of MAS Charlotte Full Audio of the Khutbah at the bottom of this article “We sent not before you, except men to whom we have revealed among the people of the cities. Have they not traveled through the earth and observed […]

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In Search of Pre-Columbian Muslim Americans Pre-Columbian Muslim explorers made modern America possible as the European explorers built upon their maps and routes.
Islam, Islamic History

In Search of Pre-Columbian Muslim Americans

In recent years, there have been differing opinions and theories concerning possible evidence of a pre-Columbian Muslim presence in the Americas. We will discuss some select theories and research with their respective evidence and, insha’Allah, help to bring light to this complex and fascinating subject.

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Islam and Liberty Will Coley, Founder of Muslims 4 Liberty, expounds upon the virtues of Islamic thought and how Islam defends individual liberty. Image by Nichole LaRoche © 2014
Islam, Islamic History

Islam and Liberty

The preservation of liberty in Islamic history is a vast topic beyond the scope of this analysis. But suffice it to say that these liberties were guaranteed by the teachings of the Islamic religion itself. This is in stark contrast to how the concept of liberty and freedom developed in western civilization.

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Reclaiming our Muslim-American Heritage Imam Muhammad Jaabir
Islam, Islamic History

Reclaiming our Muslim-American Heritage

Interview with Muhammad ibn Heshaam Jaabir Duston Barto A conversation with Muhammad ibn Heshaam Jaabir is like taking a trip through time as he enthusiastically reaches back to the deep roots of Western Sudan (Mali) to pull knowledge of his ancestors to help the Muslim American community of today. He even said that his favorite […]

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