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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Save 40% on all our Publications

We’re pleased to announce that we are recommencing our Publications sales and offering a 40% discount on all our books.

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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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Participation of Al-Furqan Foundation at the International Conference on “Imam Abu Mansur Maturidi and the Teaching of Maturidiyya”

The Republic of Uzbekistan Presidency and the Ministry of Islamic Affairs co-organised an international scientific conference titled: “Imam Abu Mansur Maturidi and the Teaching of Maturidiyya: The Past and the Present”. The conference was held over three days, 3-5 March 2020, in the city of Samarkand..

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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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“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.

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"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.

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“The Objectives of Islamic Law in Light of the Noble Prophetic Sunnah" (2)

The Centre for the Study of the Objectives of Islamic Law at Al-Furqān Islamic Heritage Foundation organized the second course on “The Objectives of Islamic Law in Light of the Noble Prophetic Sunnah”, on 24 and 25 April 2019, at Hotel Dreams, in Tetouane, Morocco.

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Publications

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.