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Islam, Islamic Studies, Arabic, Religion
Resources for Studying Islam
"Information for the study of Islam, religion, Qur'an, hadith, the Sunnah, Shi'ism, Sufism, Islam in the modern world, Muslim women, Islamic art, architecture, music, history, and Arabic...At the core of this website are short introductory essays on various aspects of Islam containing numerous annotated links. Regarded by scholars as the most comprehensive academic website on Islam."
Maintained by Alan Godlas, Associate Professor of Religion, University of Georgia

Al-Islam
"Our objectives are to digitise and present on the Internet quality Islamic resources, related to the history, law, practice, and society of the Islamic religion and the Muslim peoples with particular emphasis on Twelver Shia Islamic school of thought."
A very well organized Shiite site with 'icon keys' to indicate whether the listing is for beginners, a photographic resource, media resource or external link.
By the Ahlul Bayt Digital Islamic Library Project

Al-Khazine
"...is an interactive database for the study of Islamic Culture, particularly in the early centuries. We developed it for use in university courses on a wide range of topcs [sic] in Islamic civilization, and from introductory through advanced levels."
Sections include: Muslim Response to 9/11/01 ; Introduction ; al-Qur'an ; Traditions ; The Hajj ; Sufism ; Maps ; People ; Places ; History Map ; Islamic Scholars ; The Arts ; Resources.
By Peter A. Batke, Jerome W. Clinton, Densie El-Soufi, and Akel I. Kahera, Princeton University.

American Islamic Congress (AIC)
"Within the Muslim community, we are building a coalition around the agenda of unequivocal denunciation of terrorism, extremism, and hate speech. Reaching out to all people of conscience, we promote genuine interfaith dialogue and educate about the diversity within Islam."

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 Medicine On Line (English and Arabic)
Sections include: Embryology & Life Creation ; Food, Alcohol & Smoking ; Islam & Natural Medicine ; Islamic Medical Associations ; Islam & Medical Ethics ; Psychology & Sexual Issues ; Muslims & Medical History ; IIM & Future Events ; Islamic View on Medical Issues ; Islam & Health Guidelines ; Views of Non-Muslim Scientists ; Islam & non-Medical Sciences.
By Dr. Sharif Kaf Al-Ghazal

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.

Muslims, Islam, and Iraq
"The focus of this webpage, unlike most websites dealing with Iraq (which focus on the political aspects of the war), is to inform the public in a scholarly manner both about Islam and Muslims in Iraq, as well as about the relationship of the war in Iraq to Islam and Muslims, including Shi'ites, Kurdish Sunnis, and Arab Sunnis."
Maintained by Alan Godlas, Associate Professor of Religion, University of Georgia

The Fast of Holy Ramadan
Topics of the Blessed Month of Ramadan
- As-Sunnah Foundation of America

Sufism, Sufis, and Sufi Orders
Sufism's Many Paths
By Dr. Alan Godlas, University of Georgia

U.S. - Islamic World Forum
Annual forum.
Sections include: Overview ; About ; Program ; Participants ; Multimedia ; Previous Forums.

The Way to Truth
Understanding Islamic Religion
This well designed site includes a lengthy index of categories to choose from as well as selected readings. The site is especially useful for anyone wanting a thorough introduction to Islam.

Women in the Quran and the Sunnah
By Prof. Abdur Rahman I. Doi Professor and Director, Center for Islamic Legal Studies, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaira, Nigeria.

Additional Sites of Interest

Hijab
The Institute of Islamic Information and Education

Totally Tessellated
"Included is an extensive historical gallery which draws images from many sources. Mathematics-oriented, user-friendly tutorials filled with helpful illustrations and animations help users understand and create tessellations."
Includes a large selection of Islamic patterns.

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