The New Chairman

Mr Sharaf Yamani

We are pleased to announce the good news of the appointment of Mr Sharaf Yamani as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation.

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Al-Furqan's Library - 30 Years

One of the first successes of Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation is its Library. This year we celebrate the 30th anniversary of our Library's inauguration.
On this occasion, we would like to highlight some of the Library's main collections and holdings.

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“The use of the proofs of the Islamic law (Shari’ah) between the cross-linking method and the deconstruction method”

The Centre for the Study of the Philosophy of Islamic Law at Al-Furqān Islamic Heritage Foundation is organising a public lecture titled “The use of the proofs of the Islamic law (Shari’ah) between the cross-linking method and the deconstruction method”, which will take place on 26 January 2022, online via Zoom, and delivered by Dr Ahmad al-Raissouni.

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Subscribe to our YouTube channel

Please subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay updated on all our latest videos and coverage of our events.

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Foundation’s Publications Catalogue

You can generate and download - in PDF format - up-to-date publications' catalogues for the different categories of our publications, such as:

• Al-Furqan Publications
• Manuscript Centre Publications
• Mawsoa Centre Publications
• Maqasid Centre Publications
• Other Publications

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Coming soon: the book "Kashf Al-Zunūn ‘An Asāmī Al-Kutub Wa Al-Funūn"

We are pleased to announce out new publication "Kashf Al-Zunūn ‘An Asāmī Al-Kutub Wa Al-Funūn".
The book, “Kashf al-ẓunūn ‘an asāmī al-kutub wa al-funūn”, by its author, Muṣṭafā b. ‘Abd Allāh al-Qasṭanṭīnī al-‘Uthmānī, renowned as Kâtip Çelebi and as Ḥājī Khalīfah (1017-1067AH), is considered the largest bibliographical and encyclopaedic lexicon in the author’s era.

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Coming soon: the book "Ottoman Scientific Heritage"

We are pleased to announce our new publication "Ottoman Scientific Heritage", which will be available next month!
The book presents the finest of Ottoman scientific heritage, revealing achievements in science and civilisation, and contributions to the cumulative human heritage, secured under the patronage of the Ottoman State throughout its six centuries of history.

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Selected Articles

In line with our aim to make our New Website more content driven, we have uploaded a number of selected articles extracted from some of our prominent publications.

This includes:

-Articles on Islamic Manuscripts
-Articles on Makkah & Madinah
-Articles on the Philosophy of Islamic Law
-Other Articles

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National Days

National Days and our "World Survey of Islamic Manuscripts"
To highlight each country's Islamic written heritage, from next year (2022), we will be celebrating the National Days, by providing an insight into their Islamic manuscript collections with an interactive summary of the country's surveyed Islamic manuscripts collection, with key facts and figures from our “World Survey of Islamic Manuscripts”.
Stay tuned...

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Digital Library

The Digital Library is an open access platform that provides cross-search and specialised research tools across a wealth of scholarship and hidden treasures of the Islamic written heritage. It offers a continuously growing repository of bibliographic information about manuscripts and manuscript collections worldwide, inviting its users to delve into a wide range of sources, including: published and unpublished catalogues of Islamic manuscript from over 106 countries, an unprecedented comprehensive bibliography within the field of the objectives of Islamic law (Maqāsid al-Sharīah), and access to a reference library with specialised collections in a wide range of languages.

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