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On January 23rd, 2015, the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) commenced its Spring 2015 Lecture Series with an insightful presentation by Dr. Feryal Salem, of Hartford Seminary. The topic of her seminar was “Reasons for Disagreements among Four Sunni Schools of Jurisprudence.”
On Friday January 23rd, Dr. Amna Mohamed Al Faki, Professor of Pediatric & Child Health, Omdurman Islamic University - Sudan, presented a synopsis of her research on the heart as a cognitive organ and not just a pumping machine. She defined the human heart as “fundamentally a cognitive organ that processes thought, makes decisions, and interacts with the brain to produce conscious...
It is with great sorrow that KARAMAH received news of the passing of Dr. Maher Hathout, a shining star in the recent history of American Muslim leadership in this country. Dr. Hathout concerned himself deeply with the problems of our community and had the vision to introduce programs and institutions that would help in its advancement. I came to know Dr. Hathout in the Eighties and Nineties as a very kind, thoughtful and involved member of the Muslim community. His daughter Samer was one of the early members of the KARAMAH family....
The Institute of Epistemological Studies (IESE)- Brussels will hold a round table panel organized with the Sorbonne (More...
Dr. Jocelyne Cesari, Georgetown University & Harvard University, will present a lecture on "The Awakening of Muslim Democracy: Religion, Modernity, and the State" a
Dr. Arun Kundnani, New York University, will present a lecture on "The Muslims are Coming! Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror" at IIIT on February 20,
Dr. Emad Hamdeh, Montclair State University will present “Between Salafism and Traditionalism: The Case of Nasir al-Din al-Albani and His Detractors” at IIIT o
Dr. SherAli Tareen, Franklin & Marshall College, will present: “Narratives of Emancipation in Muslim Colonial India: The Case of the Deoband Madrasa”at IIIT on
Dr. Shabana Mir, Millikin University, will present a lecture on: “Muslim American Women on Campus” at IIIT on April 21, 2015 from 6:15-7:45pm.
Prof. Abdullah Saeed (center) with Dr. Abubaker Alshingieti, Dr. Jamal Barzinji,
Dr Hisham Altalib, and Dr. Ermin Sinaonvic during his visit to IIIT on December 16, 2014
Summer Students Program - 2015
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AJISS Winter 2015
Vol. 32 No. 1
Table of Contents and Editorial
IIIT Library CATALOG
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Apostasy in Islam: A Historical & Scriptural Analysis (Turkish)
by Taha Jabir Al-Alwani
Inviting to Islam: Ethics of Engagement
by Hisham Altalib
Sacred Texts & Human Contexts:
A North American Response to
A Common Word between Us and You
Editors: Nathan R. Kollar & Muhammad Shafiq