Category: Islam

Muslim contributions to world history

Muslim Academy Islamic contributions to World History were several, touching such different areas as art, architecture, medicine, agriculture, and technology. The medieval Islamic world, from Central Asia to the shores of the Atlantic, was a world where scholars and men of wisdom flourished. The many references to astronomy […]

What the caliphate is and isn’t

Thanks to the creation of a so called caliphate by the group known as the Islamic State, the issue of the caliphate has received some attention of late, and not for the right reasons. Thanks to the brutality of IS (Islamic State), many may have acquired a skewed […]

God is not absent

It’s often said by atheists, ‘where is God’, and with all the problems we see facing our world today, such calls become more and more common. So where is God in all of this? Why is he letting bad things happen? Why isn’t he getting involved to sort […]