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The Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies (CMCS)

The Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies (CMCS)

2019-09-29
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CMCS opened its doors in September 2008, aiming to help people think rigorously and relate well together while exploring the broad field of Muslim-Christian Studies. We are an independent Christian-based study centre that brings together Christians a...
Territoriality and Hospitality: Muslims and Christians Learning to Live Together

Territoriality and Hospitality: Muslims and Christians Learning to Live Together

2019-09-28
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Date: February 26-28, 2020 Venue: Accra, Ghana The theme of ‘territoriality’ reflects the view that tensions between Christians and Muslims – and, indeed, between other societies – have mainly to do with the question of who ...
The Institute for Advanced Study: Opportunities for scholars for the academic year 2020-2021

The Institute for Advanced Study: Opportunities for scholars for the academic year 2020-2021

2019-09-27
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Call for Applications Application Deadline: October 15, 2019 THE INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY is an independent private institution founded in 1930 to create a community of scholars focused on intellectual inquiry, free from teaching and other univ...
Antisemitic beliefs spreading among evangelical Christians in America

Antisemitic beliefs spreading among evangelical Christians in America

2019-09-26
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The relationship between Christians and Jews has been fraught for almost 2,000 years since the death of Jesus. Today, with a president who levels accusations about Jews and who encourages his fans to mistrust the mainstream media, a growing number of...
Muslim American Society hosted 'Walk for Yemen'

Muslim American Society hosted 'Walk for Yemen'

2019-09-26
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On August 25th, 2019, Muslim American Society of Chicago (MAS) called out for Chicagoans to come join them on the 5k walk to raise money for Yemen. MAS reached out to other local organizations, church groups, and public institutions in order to have them come out to the event.
Oakland Muslim community celebrates Muslim-American contributions to U.S.

Oakland Muslim community celebrates Muslim-American contributions to U.S.

2019-09-25
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The Muslim community in Oakland city, Northern California, celebrated the outstanding contributions made by Muslim Americans to the United States. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf presented a proclamation to the Muslim community at Masjidul Waritheen, a pr...
Detention of Muslims at UK ports and airports 'structural Islamophobia'

Detention of Muslims at UK ports and airports 'structural Islamophobia'

2019-09-24
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Muslims are being detained at ports and airports for up to six hours by law enforcement using controversial counter-terrorism powers so disproportionately that the practice has become Islamophobic, according to human rights group Cage. The organizati...
Daghistani Qur’an manuscripts in the British Library

Daghistani Qur’an manuscripts in the British Library

2019-09-24
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‘Bold script of wildness and beauty’ is Jan Just Witkam's evocative description of the calligraphy of a manuscript from Daghistan in the collection of Leiden University Library (Cod. Or. 11964), a characterization which seems supremely we...
Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council

Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council

2019-09-06
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Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council is a national representative Muslim body with presence in Dublin, Cork, Athlone, Port Laoise and Belfast. It is an independent body, established to provide a forum where the Irish Muslim Community can spea...
Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education

Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education

2019-09-04
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Established in 2001, Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education is a unique, independent, research-led centre of excellence for students and staff of all religions and none. Funded primarily by the Al-Maktoum Foundation, it is the first HE establishment ...
Bradford Muslim College (BMC)

Bradford Muslim College (BMC)

2019-09-04
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Bradford Muslim College is A ground-breaking organization which was established in 2015 to provide ordinary Muslims with the opportunity to develop their religious and spiritual understanding and practice. The Courses in BMC are as follows: • F...
CFP: SERMEISS Spring 2020 Islam and Law Workshop

CFP: SERMEISS Spring 2020 Islam and Law Workshop

2019-09-04
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Call for Papers Date: March 6-8, 2020 Venue: Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA Abstract Submission Deadline: October 4, 2019 The Southeast Regional Middle East and Islamic Studies Society (SERMEISS) invites scholars, including advanced doctoral ...
International Conference on the Hermeneutics of Quranic Norm Change

International Conference on the Hermeneutics of Quranic Norm Change

2019-09-04
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Date:  April 15-16, 2020 Venue: Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany In Muslim communities, there is a consensus that the Quran is the central source of Islam. However, this agreement generally ends with questions as to ...
What Americans know about religion

What Americans know about religion

2019-09-04
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Most Americans are familiar with some of the basics of Christianity and the Bible, and even a few facts about Islam. But far fewer U.S. adults are able to correctly answer factual questions about Judaism, Buddhism and Hinduism, and most do not know w...
Muslim Communities in Europe and North America: Contemporary Developments and Challenges

Muslim Communities in Europe and North America: Contemporary Developments and Challenges

2019-09-03
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The 48th Annual Conference of North American Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (NAAIMS) Date: September 27, 2019 @ 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Venue: George Sherman Union 239, Terrace Lounge, 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, USA Cospon...
Specialized Masters programs in Islamic Finance

Specialized Masters programs in Islamic Finance

2019-09-03
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Date: September 2019 Specialized Masters programs in Islamic Finance are crucial to future study plans at Dundee’s Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education. Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education in collaboration with University of Dundee, are p...
Religious Freedom in Islam: The Fate of a Universal Human Right in the Muslim World Today

Religious Freedom in Islam: The Fate of a Universal Human Right in the Muslim World Today

2019-09-03
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By Daniel Philpott Publisher: Oxford University Press (March 1, 2019) Since at least the attacks of September 11, 2001, one of the most pressing political questions of the age has been whether Islam is hostile to religious freedom. Daniel Philpott...
From rapper to pilgrim: French celebrity Diam's life-changing visit to a Muslim friend

From rapper to pilgrim: French celebrity Diam's life-changing visit to a Muslim friend

2019-09-03
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She had money, fame, influence and power. By the age of 23, she had millions of fans, sold more than 4 million albums and won numerous awards. Writing and performing numerous hit singles and records one after the other, by 2007, Mélanie Georgi...
Iran: Academic Learning Tour; A Cultural, Peacemaking, Sightseeing and Learning Opportunity

Iran: Academic Learning Tour; A Cultural, Peacemaking, Sightseeing and Learning Opportunity

2019-09-02
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Date: September 7-21, 2019 Organizer: Hikmat International Institute Hikmat International Institute is organizing a learning tour of Iran from 7 – 21 of September 2019 for professors, students, and anyone else who want to explore Iran and le...
Art, Allegory and the Rise of Shi’ism in Iran, 1487-1565

Art, Allegory and the Rise of Shi’ism in Iran, 1487-1565

2019-09-02
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Author: Chad Kia Series: Edinburgh Studies in Classical Islamic History and Culture Series Publisher: Edinburgh University Press (July 2019) Explores the ways in which esoteric religion shaped the masterpieces of classical Persian painting Transf...
Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders unite to oppose abortion bill in Australia

Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders unite to oppose abortion bill in Australia

2019-09-02
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A group of Christian, Muslim and Jewish religious leaders has issued the statement below, opposing the Reproductive Health Care Reform Bill 2019 and the speed with which it is being pushed through NSW Parliament This bill was only given to select pa...
BBC apologizes after presenter calls Muslim prayer sign 'IS salute'

BBC apologizes after presenter calls Muslim prayer sign 'IS salute'

2019-09-02
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The BBC said it would remove the relevant voiceover from Dooley’s documentary before broadcast.  The BBC has apologized and amended a Panorama documentary presented by Stacey Dooley after she inadvertently described a Muslim prayer sign as...
A course about Jerusalem unites students in Amsterdam

A course about Jerusalem unites students in Amsterdam

2019-09-01
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Some 20 students from different European study programs and from a wide range of backgrounds, including Muslims, Jews and Christians, participated in the first summer school on “Jerusalem and the Three Religions” took place at the Protest...
BBC launches Muzlamic, its first Muslim comedy sketch show

BBC launches Muzlamic, its first Muslim comedy sketch show

2019-09-01
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The BBC has launched a new pilot sketch show exploring life for Muslims in modern Britain. “Muzlamic is a brand new pilot sketch show exploring life from the perspective of two Muslim comedians, or rather, two comedians who happen to be Muslim,...
Muslim social media platform Labayk launches globally

Muslim social media platform Labayk launches globally

2019-09-01
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A new social media platform based on Islamic morals and values called Labayk has launched globally. Labayk says it aims to be a platform that serves people’s needs through Islamic values and creating a respectful, truthful online environment. A...
Exploring Declarations from around the World that Promote Human Dignity and Religious Freedom for All

Exploring Declarations from around the World that Promote Human Dignity and Religious Freedom for All

2019-09-01
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This Event which was happened on July 15, 2019 at National Press Club was co-hosted by International Center for Law and Religion Studies, part of the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University and the Religious Freedom Institute It was a...
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