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The Rise and Fall of Mu‘tazilism

The rise of Muslim intellectual achievement that began in the mid-eighth century was partially a by-product of a massive translation effort undertaken...

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The Cedid Atlas

The Cedid Atlas (The New Atlas in Ottoman Turkish) was one of the first printed atlases in the Muslim world. It was commissioned by the Ottoman govern...

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The Arab Revolt of World War One

No war has had as big an impact on the modern Middle East as the First World War, which lasted from 1914-1918. The war signaled the end of the Ottoman...

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Who Were the Kharijis?

Throughout Islamic history, groups have arisen from time to time advocating radically new and divergent ways of thinking about the religion. One of th...

Islam in the Americas

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The First Muslim-American Scholar: Bilali Muhammad

An unfortunate misconception among today's American Muslim community is that Islam has only been present in America for less than 100 years....

Islamic Sciences

Manuscript of Ghazali's work

The Rise and Fall of Mu‘tazilism

The rise of Muslim intellectual achievement that began in the mid-eighth century was partially a by-...

Math and Science

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The Cedid Atlas

The Cedid Atlas (The New Atlas in Ottoman Turkish) was one of the first printed atlases in the Muslim world. It was commissioned by the Otto...