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August, 2017

  • 31 August

    Book: Shi’i Scholars of Nineteenth-Century Iraq

    In the nineteenth century, the shrine cities of Najaf and Karbala in Ottoman Iraq emerged as the most important Shi'i centres of learning. In a major contribution to the study of pre-modern Middle Eastern religious institutions, Meir Litvak analyses the...

  • 24 August

    Understanding Sharīʻa – Past Prefect, Imperfect Present Project

    This two year project addresses how Muslim legal scholars have used the idea of a perfect past to try and change the imperfect present. Islamic legal thought has always stressed the importance of previous example – legal scholars often refer to the “example of the...

July, 2017

June, 2017

May, 2017

  • 17 May

    Late Ayatollah Muhammad Taqi Bahjat in Picture

    There are some rare photos of Late ayatollah Muhammad Taqi Bahjat which passed away in 17 May 2009...

  • 10 May

    Shia-Sunni Unity Conference Held in Birmingham+pics

    The aim of the conference was to underline the importance of unity in light of the Qur’an and Sunnah, and to discuss and disseminate the causes of division between the diverging sects and highlighting practical solutions to overcome these differences...

  • 3 May

    Yūsof al-Baḥrānī

    Shaykh Yūsof al-Baḥrānī who was a Faqih and Muhaddith ( Hadith Scholars) belong to Akhbari School of thought and authored many works on Shiʻa thought and belief...

March, 2017

  • 17 March

    Book: Alternative Islamic Discourse and Religious Authority

    This book further argues that the centre of gravity of many of these alternative Islamic discourses is shifting from the Arabic-speaking 'heartland' towards the geographical peripheries of the Muslim world and expatriate Muslims in...