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Famous Scholars of Baghdad

Ibrahim al-Fazari (d. 777 C.E.): constructed the first Muslim astrolabe ~750 C.E. Jabir ibn Hayyan (721-815 C.E.): Also known as Geber in Latin, he is considered by many to be …

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Counseling for a Healthy Family

How does counseling help people make their families better, safer, secure and loving? To understand this, we have to be familiar with the goals and objectives of counseling, family counseling, …

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Baghdad: A Center of Learning

[two_fifths] When we think of Baghdad today, we imagine a war-torn, ravaged city. However, Baghdad has a rich history which the present should not obscure. From the eighth century to …

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Prophetic Wisdom for Our Times

“Verily God honors nations through this Book and debases other nations through this Book.” [Had?th related on the authority of ‘Umar bin al-Khatt?b in Sah?h Muslim 1353, Ibn M?jah 214, …

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In Search of a Model Muslim State

During his recent visit to Turkey, President Obama spoke about the promise of a new era in Turkish-U.S. relationship that can serve as a “model partnership” between the West and …