An exclusive interview with His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani on Islam and the various misconceptions: "...Islam’s stance, in all certainty, is that it is categorically opposed to religious fanaticism. One of the g...
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Visit by the delegation from the Republic of Uzbekistan
The Managing Director of Al-Furqān Islamic Heritage Foundation, Mr Sali Shahsivari, and the working team at Al-Furqan welcomed Mr Firdavs Abdukhalikov, Chairman of the World Society for the Study, Preservation, and Popularisation of the Cultural Legacy of Uzbekistan, and Chairman of the Board of the National Association of Electronic Mass Media, and the accompanying Uzbek delegation.
“The Critical Edition of Texts between Different Narrations, the Importance of Auditions, and Multiple Versions”
The Centre for the Study of Islamic Manuscripts organised a public lecture titled “The Critical Edition of Texts Between Different Narrations, the Importance of Auditions, and Multiple Versions”, delivered by Prof. Bashar Awwad Marouf. The lecture took place on Wed., 23 Oct. 2019 at the lecture hall in Al-Furqān’s London headquarters.
"The Noble Qur’ān from Revelation to Compilation" (2)
The Centre for the Study of Islamic Manuscripts organised the 2nd international conference dedicated to the Qur’an manuscripts, titled “The Noble Qur’ān from Revelation to Compilation” (2), which took place on Saturday and Sunday, 9-10 November 2019, in Istanbul, Turkey. Ten specialist researchers from different countries participated in this second conference.
“The Theory of Resources and Objectives of Preserving the Sunnah from the False and the Alien”
On the eve of the Second Course on “The objectives of Shariʿa in the light of Sunnah: The Methodology of revealing and applying the Shariʿa Objectives via the Prophet’s Sunnah”, a public lecture titled “The theory of resources and objectives of preserving the Sunnah from the false and the alien”, delivered by Dr Al-Akhḍar al-Akhḍari, took place on Tue. 23rd April 2019
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manuscript collections worldwide, inviting its users to delve into a wide range of sources, including: published and unpublished catalogues of Islamic manuscript from over 106 countries, an unprecedented comprehensive bibliography within the field of the objectives of Islamic law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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This is one of the best reference books on Islamic Manuscript Codicology. It is highly academic and educational. This book was originally published in French, written by Dr Francois Deroche, with several entries contribu...Manuscript Centre
In this book, Professor Roshdi Rashed discusses the inadequacy of conventional periodisation and classification of the history and development of science. In particular, he considers how terms such as “Renaissance”, “Ref...Manuscript Centre
Early in 1433 H, His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani, by Grace of the Almighty was cured from his illness, during which he was visited by the Crown Prince (may Allah protect him) and other dignitaries of his acquaint...Mawsoa Centre