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Lectures

In order to strengthen links with those who are interested in the Islamic heritage and culture, Al-Furqan has organised a series of public lectures on topics that connect the Islamic heritage to the concerns of contemporary society.

These lectures cover a wide range of subjects on the spiritual and intellectual issues in the Muslim world.

An array of honorable scholars from around the world have graced the Foundation with their lectures and contributions, and from many of these lectures al-Furqan has selected proceedings, monographs or essays to enter the Foundation's publications catalogue.


  

Islam and the Wonders of Creation: The Animal Kingdom

By Annemarie Schimmel

Annemarie Schimmel focuses in this book on the extent to which Islamic culture has taken interest in the animal kingdom. So much so that animal names have been used as human names, animal stories have featured in literature and animals’ examples have been used to explain ideas, theories and concepts. . . .

£3.00

Lectures
Paperback
9781873992814
1873992815
  

Music in Muslim Civilisation

By Muhammad Salih al-Mahdi

The importance of this book is in bringing to the fore the attention that the Arabs gave to music, its instruments, its particular scale, and songs from the pre-Islamic times onwards. It also discusses how Islam allowed listening to music so long as certain conditions were met. The book also . . .

£6.00

Lectures
Paperback
9781873992654
1873992653
  

Science in Islam and Classical Modernity

By Roshdi Rashed

The author establishes how the field of algebra was developed by Muslim mathematicians, which helped to spur a revolution in the field. He also rebuts a number of philosophers, including Edmund Husserl, a philosopher and writer on modern history of the period post fourteenth century A.D. For the author, . . .

£6.00

Lectures
Paperback
9781873992715
1873992718
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