In 1989 the Foundation set up a research project to investigate as comprehensively as possible the collections of Islamic manuscripts existing worldwide. Scholars were identified and commissioned to carry out the survey in 106 countries. The project resulted in The World Survey of Islamic Manuscripts which is the most wide-ranging . . .
Up until the present day, no comprehensive bibliography has been available in the field of maqāsid al-sharīah (the objectives of Islamic law). In addition to the many other books that the Centre has published so far, the most important to date is the Bibliography for Maqāsid al-Sharīah; Monographs, Theses and . . .
The project of The Encyclopaedia of Makkah and Madinah, which is housed in Jeddah, at the Centre for Compiling the Encyclopaedia of Makkah and Madinah, is a far-reaching and ambitious project which has already produced five volumes and has plans for many more.
The Encyclopaedia’s main aim is to acknowledge the . . .