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A Message from Dr. Azizah al-Hibri: Mourning Dr. Hathout

Dear Friends,

Dr. Maher Hathout 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....

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Prof Sulayman Nyang's Obituary for the late Maher Hathout

Prof. Sulayman NyangDr. Maher Hathout has left us for his rendezvous with the Almighty Allah. Like all of us on the pathways to death, which we all inherited from Adam and his wife, Eve, the good doctor is gone. But in acknowledging his parting of ways with family, friends, colleagues and strangers in the mosques and beyond, it is imperative for us to look at the man and his works in America. He was undoubtedly one of our most striking and self-affirming articulators of Muslim interests; related to this observation was the fact that he saw the....

 

 
Professor Ali Al’Amin Mazrui Honored and Celebrated at the Library of Congress

Ms. Bernadette Paolo, Dr. Alshingeiti, Dr. Mary Jane Deeb, Her Excellency Jean Kamau On Thursday, December 4, 2014, the International Institute for Islamic Thought (IIIT) partnered with the Africa and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress, Howard University and The Africa Society of the National Summit on Africa for a special commemoration entitled, “Ali A. Mazrui, The Man and His Works: A Tribute to the Legend.” The program, sponsored by IIIT, showcased the scholarship of Dr. Mazrui in addition to presenting an overview of his many achievements. It was held in the Library of Congress’ Mumford Room and began at 1:30 p.m., concluded at 5:15 p.m. and was followed by a reception.

 

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New Modes of Belonging of Muslims in France and Europe
Feb 3 2015 6:00PM
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The Institute of Epistemological Studies (IESE)- Brussels will hold a round table panel organized with the Sorbonne (More...

The Awakening of Muslim Democracy: Religion, Modernity, and the State
Feb 10 2015 6:30PM
Location: International Institute of Islamic Thought

Dr. Jocelyne Cesari, Georgetown University & Harvard University, will present a lecture on "The Awakening of Muslim Democracy: Religion, Modernity, and the State" a

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The Muslims are Coming!
Feb 20 2015 6:30PM
Location: International Institute of Islamic Thought

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,

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Between Salafism and Traditionalism: The Case of Nasir al-Din al-Albani and His Detractors
Mar 12 2015 5:30PM
Location: International Institute of Islamic Thought

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

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Narratives of Emancipation in Muslim Colonial India: The Case of the Deoband Madrasa
Apr 2 2015 6:00PM
Location: International Institute of Islamic Thought

Dr. SherAli Tareen, Franklin & Marshall College, will present: “Narratives of Emancipation in Muslim Colonial India: The Case of the Deoband Madrasa”at IIIT on

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Muslim American Women on Campus
Apr 2 2015 6:00PM
Location: International Institute of Islamic Thought

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.

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December 2014

Prof Abdallah Saeed visits IIIT

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


 
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İRTİDAT (Apostasy)-Turkish

Apostasy in Islam: A Historical & Scriptural Analysis (Turkish)

by Taha Jabir Al-Alwani

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Inviting to Islam

Inviting to Islam: Ethics of Engagement

by Hisham Altalib


 Sacred Texts & Human Contexts

Sacred Texts & Human Contexts:

A North American Response to

A Common Word between Us and You

Editors: Nathan R. Kollar & Muhammad Shafiq

Sacred Texts and Human Contexts

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