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Internet Islamic History Sourcebook
"In addition to direct links to documents, links are made to a number of other web resources. Link to secondary article, review or discussion on a given topic. Link to one of the megasites which track web resources. Link to a website focused on a specific issue."
By Paul Halsall, Fordham University

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The American Muslim (TAM)
"Provide an open forum for the discussion of ideas and issues of concern to Muslims in America from various points of view (based on Qur'an and Sunnah) representing no one school of thought, ethnic group or organization, but to encourage all to be represented in these pages and to speak for themselves, provide a balanced, moderate, alternative voice focusing on the spiritual, dimension of Islam rather than the more often heard voice of extreme political Islamism."

Center for the Study of Islam & Democracy (CSID) - Publications
"Is a non-profit organization, based in Washington DC, dedicated to studying Islamic and democratic political thought and merging them into a modern Islamic democratic discourse. The organization was founded in March 1999 by a diverse group of academicians, professionals, and activists--both Muslim and non-Muslim--from around the who agree on the need for the study of and dissemination of reliable information on this complex topic."
Online Publications include: Muslim Democrat ; Conference Proceedings ; Democracy Watch.

Holy Quran
"Comprehensive Quran browser site with an English translation, browse and word search facility, index and related links."

Internet Islamic History Sourcebook
"In addition to direct links to documents, links are made to a number of other web resources. Link to secondary article, review or discussion on a given topic. Link to one of the megasites which track web resources...Link to a website focused on a specific issue."
By Paul Halsall, Fordham University

Islamic Approach to Medicine (etext)
By Dr. Ibrahim Abdul Hamid Al Sayyad, Professor of Medicine, Al Azhar and Kuwait Universities. Translated by Mohammed Madi, Royal Commission Medical Center, Saudi Arabia.

Islamic Architecture
"Every section is provided with references, images, and applicable information. The "iArchitecture" section provides; an Introduction to the Islamic Architecture and reviews of Mosques & palaces around the world. In the "iArts" section; you'll find information on calligraphy styles, carpet designs, geometrical & floral patterns, metalwork, Pottery, textiles, and Woodwork."

Islamic Medical Manuscripts at the National Library of Medicine
"This site, with its biographies, colorful images, and extensive historical accounts of medieval medicine and science is designed for students and everyone interested in the history of Islamic and European culture...For students, the site includes an extensive glossary of medical, scientific, and book-production terminology linked to the text. For advanced scholars, the site provides a catalogue raisonnè (including images) from the 300 or so Persian and Arabic manuscripts in the National Library of Medicine."

The Koran
"This text is an electronically scanned version of M. H. Shakir's translation of the Holy Qur'an, as published by Tahrike Tarsile Qur'an, Inc., P.O. Box 1115, Elmhurst, New York 11373. The text has passed through a preliminary editing, but is not yet error free. The authentic version of this translation remains the printed copy. The electronic version is originally from the Online Book Initiative, and is presented here in a searchable SGML form by the University of Virginia."

Mullahs on the Mainframe:
Islam and Modernity among the Daudi Bohras.
[Excerpt and Interview with the author]
By Jonah Blank, University of Chicago Press; 2001.

Muslim Life in America : In the Mainstream
"This 'electronic pamphlet' shows Muslims living as part of the mainstream of American life. It is an electronic packet of material that contains 45 photos featuring ordinary American Muslims, facts, figures (e.g., number of mosques in the United States), charts, quotes, articles, and links to various Islamic Websites."
U.S. Department of State publication

Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC)
"This site was created by the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) to provide an arena for American Muslim activists to share information, network, and work on causes that impact the American Muslim community."
Contains sections on networking, opinion, analysis, resources, and current events.

Quran Browser
Search the Qur'an by passage, word or word part in one of three translations (Pickthall, Yusufali or Shakir)

Pluralism Project
"Our mission is to help Americans engage with the realities of religious diversity through research, outreach, and the active dissemination of resources."
- Committee on the Study of Religion, Harvard University.

Written in Stone
Inscriptions from the National Museum of Saudi Arabia
"We present and examine 54 museum objects which bear examples of ancient epigraphy. This is a small selection from over 9,000 catalogued epigraphic objects within the two relevant collections ('Pre-Islamic Epigraphy' and 'Islamic Epigraphy') of the Deputy Ministry of Antiquities and Museums."
By Dr. Ali Saleh al-Moghanam (and) Dr. Paul Michael Taylor, with contributions by staff members of the National Museum of Saudi Arabia in collaboration with the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

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