A selection of writings from leading writers and academics on science, religion and the arts.
You've heard of Isaac Newton, but have you heard of al-Hassan ibn al-Haytham?
An introduction to philosophers such as al-Kindi, Ibn Sina and Ibn Rushd, thinkers who form a bridge between ancient and modern philosophy
For as long as the Arabic language has existed it has been used to write some of the most beautiful poetry a reader can find. Poetry, in fact, was instrumental in the development of the Arabic language.
In this extract of Philip Stewart's forthcoming book, Unfolding Islam, the author explores Islam's development and its relationship with Sufism.
An extract from Philip Stewart's forthcoming book, Unfolding Islam. In this section he describes the wisdom and kindness that surrounded the prophet's personality
The authenticity of the Quran is not in question for Muslims, and in this extract of Philip Stewart's forthcoming book, Unfolding Islam, the author explains the validity and reliability of the oral tradition within early Islam
Read Mona Siddiqui's reflections on Eid
The eleven most important terms in Islamic law, by Dr Musharraf Hussain.
Read Mona Siddiqui's reflections on Ramadan
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