Category archives for MUSLIM HERITAGE

Muhammad: the Light for the Dark Ages of Europe!

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Cave of Hira where the prophet had his first revelation! Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times Abstract An honest study of the causes of the Dark Ages and European renaissance will lead to the inevitable conclusion that Muhammad, may peace be on him, was the light for […]

Islamic contributions to Medieval Europe

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Most of the information here is reproduced from Wikipedia, just to ensure longevity of this information.  I was happy to note today that my effort was worthwhile, as the original article has been trimmed, since I copied it almost a year ago.  More specifically, the section of Law has been taken out from the new […]

The Father of Algebra: Muhammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī

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There are about 750 verses in Quran urging Muslims to make use of reason to understand nature and thus reach their understanding of the Creator, in contrast to just 250 verses about legislation. The Holy Quran states: In the creation of the heavens and the earth and in the alternation of the night and the […]

‘Let the Muslim be my Master in Outward Things’. References to Islam in the Promotion of Religious Tolerance in Christian Europe

Source / Courtesy: Alislam-eGazette By Abdul Haq Compier Islam presents a policy of religious tolerance, rooted in teachings on the universal nature of man, his free relationship to God, and the divine origins of other religions. The prophet Muhammad separated his authority as a religious leader from his position as a governor, creating a religiously […]