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Western/MENA attitudes to religion portray a lack of faith in common values

Western/MENA attitudes to religion portray a lack of faith in common values

2019-03-31
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YouGov was recently commissioned by the Muslim Council of Elders to conduct a multi-country study on attitudes to religion in the West and Middle East/North Africa region…The research included online surveys in France, Germany, Britain, the Un...
Australian judge urges Muslims to disavow “violent verses of Quran”

Australian judge urges Muslims to disavow “violent verses of Quran”

2019-03-25
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An Australian judge has called on the country’s Muslims to publicly disavow “violent verses of the Quran that have inspired acts of terrorism.” Justice Desmond Fagan said hostile verses in the Quran that support “intolerance...
Sufism and Philosophy: Historical Interactions and Crosspollinations

Sufism and Philosophy: Historical Interactions and Crosspollinations

2019-03-19
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Date: April 26-27, 2019 Venue: University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK The intellectual history of Sufism is intertwined with that of philosophy in the Islamic world. From the mystical strains in the writings of Avicenna and Ibn Ṭufayl to the phil...
IRIC condemns the horrific massacre in New Zealand and expresses its condolences

IRIC condemns the horrific massacre in New Zealand and expresses its condolences

2019-03-17
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It is with great sadness and sorrow that we received the news of the most barbaric terrorist attacks and the heinous massacre of the innocent worshipers at mosques and places of worship in New Zealand.  This terrorist act resulted in the tragic ...
Imam Jafar as-Sadiq (as) Scholarship

Imam Jafar as-Sadiq (as) Scholarship

2019-03-16
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Submission Deadline: June 30, 2019 Through the annual Imam Jafar as-Sadiq (as) Scholarship, Muslim Congress seeks to support students in their pursuit of education. The Scholarship is open to high school seniors, students enrolled in a college or un...
Pope and grand imam sign historic pledge of fraternity in UAE

Pope and grand imam sign historic pledge of fraternity in UAE

2019-03-14
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In first papal visit to Arabian peninsula, Francis calls for end to wars in Middle East
Visiting Lecturer in Islamic Studies, Wellesley College

Visiting Lecturer in Islamic Studies, Wellesley College

2019-03-12
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Wellesley College seeks applications for a one-year, full-time, non-renewable Visiting Lectureship in Islamic Studies for 2019-2020. The position will be held in the Department of Religion. The successful candidate will offer a total of five courses,...
IIDR Course: Quran for Busy People

IIDR Course: Quran for Busy People

2019-03-11
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Date: April 13, 2019 Venue: London & Online IIDR is teaming up with Quran Coach Mamoon Yusaf to present a first-of-its-kind course on how to set and achieve each of your personal Quran goals in as little as a few minutes each day.  Durin...
The First International Conference on Peace and Conflict Resolution (ICPCR)

The First International Conference on Peace and Conflict Resolution (ICPCR)

2019-03-11
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Date: April 29-30, 2019 Venue: University of Tehran, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran The Faculty of World Studies, University of Tehran, aims to establish the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies in the near future. In previous years, an academic...
The Program in Islamic Studies at Johns Hopkins University

The Program in Islamic Studies at Johns Hopkins University

2019-03-10
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The Program in Islamic Studies at Johns Hopkins University was established in 2014. It is the culmination of the expression of strong interest on the part of undergraduate students and of many years of effort by faculty from almost all social science...
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