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Prof. John Voll delivers annual Isma’il Faruqi lecture (0)

- "Isma’il Faruqi is a good case of the modern intellectual who is a believer and provides a good example for thinking about what it means to be a ‘believing intellectual’ in the modern era," said Georgetown University’s history professor John... Read More

On the Nature of Islamic Da’wah (4)

- Allah, subhanahu wa ta'ala, has commanded the Muslim: "Call men unto the path of your Lord by wisdom and goodly counsel. Present the cause to them through argument yet more sound" (Qur'an 16: 125). Da'wah is the fulfilment of this commandment "to... Read More

Appendix: Dialogue On The Nature of Islamic Da’wah (0)

- Khurshid Ahmad opened the discussion of Dr. al-Faruqi's paper with the following prepared response. Some parts of a background paper he circulated at the consultation have also been incorporated in this final version. Ahmad: First of all I would... Read More

The Ismail Faruqi Award Presentation Ceremony (1)

- Anwar Ibrahim This bi-annual award to IIU scholars who produce outstanding, excellent and exemplary academic work was established in honour of the memory of al-marhum Professor Ismail Raji al-Faruqi who, during his lifetime, had made profound and... Read More

Islam on Its Own Terms: The Contribution of Isma’il al-Faruqi (1)

- Ralph Braibanti, Duke University In his teaching of Islam the late Dr. Isma'il al-Faruqi had little patience with the anthropomorphic approach with which most comparative religion is taught. He believed there must be faith, belief, and commitment... Read More

Islam and the Tehran Hostages (0)

- Certainly no Muslim may question the following principles, since they are Qur'anic and the Qur'an is for Muslims the only ultimate authority. These principles are not unique to Islam; rather, they represent some of the highest ethical standards of... Read More