At the time of the Umayyad caliphate, the people of the covenant, Christians, Zoroastrians, Jews, and Sabians, all enjoyed degree of tolerance that we do not find even today in Christian countries. They were free to practice the rituals of their religion and their churches and temples were […]
Western scholar, Jonathan AC Brown speaks about his experience researching the phenomana of hadith. His research caused him to embrace Islam. He has written an excellent book on the phenomena of hadith. His book is called ‘Hadith: Muhammad’s Legacy in the Medieval and Modern World’.
During the time of the Kingdom of Mercia, England, AD 773-96 an Islamic inscription on an English coin appeared. This unique gold coin of Offa, king of Mercia, is one of the most remarkable English coins of the Middle Ages. It is remarkable because it imitates a […]
The history of ‘X’, and how a failure to pronounce the Arabic word ‘shay’n’ in Spanish led to a ubiquitous symbol in mathematics.