Welcome to Al-Furqan.com

Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation was established initially with the aim to document and preserve the Islamic written heritage, principally through its work in surveying, imaging, cataloguing, editing, studying and publishing Islamic manuscripts. But, with time, its scope of activity has expanded, and it now comprises three centres, i.e.:
-Manuscript Centre
-Mawsoa Centre
-Maqasid Centre

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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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Newsletter No. 18

Browse Al-Furqan's latest Newsletter, to learn more about our recent activities and publications.

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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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The Noble Qur’ān from Revelation to Compilation (2)

This book is fruit of the proceedings of the 9th Conference in the area of manuscripts organised by the Centre for Study of Islamic Manuscripts at Al-Furqān Islamic Heritage Foundation.

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Objectives of Islamic Law in The light of the Noble Prophetic Sunnah (2)

This book is a compilation of the proceedings of the second training course titled “Objectives (Maqāṣid) of Islamic Law in the Light of the Noble Prophetic Sunnah: The Methodology of Revealing and Applying the Islamic Law Objectives Via the Prophet’s Sunnah”, which was held on 24 and 25 April 2019, in Tétouan, the Kingdom of Morocco.

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Objectives of the Noble Qurʾān (3)

This book is a compilation of papers by scholars and researchers specialised in the area of Islamic law objectives (maqāṣid al-Sharī‘ah). These were presented at the Third and last Training Course dedicated to the topic of “The Objectives of the Noble Qur’ān”, organised by the Centre for the Study of the Philosophy of Islamic Law (Maqāṣid Centre), in collaboration with the Maqāṣid Research & Studies Centre (Rabat) and the Department of Islamic Studies, Faculty of Letters & Humanities Ben M'sik (Casablanca). It was held on 9-11 May 2017, at Kenzi Hotel in Casablanca, Morocco.

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Human Rights Day

10 December

On the occasion of this day, browse our Publications related to the subject.

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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.