Monthly Archives: October 2013

Al-Tikriti Presents Paper at Turkish Maritime History Conference

Al-Tikriti Presents Paper at Turkish Maritime History ConferenceOn Sept. 28, Nabil Al-Tikriti offered a presentation entitled “Advocating for Release: The al-Darani Appeal” to the International Symposium on Piri Reis and Turkish Maritime History in Istanbul, Turkey. The conference, which brought together several dozen Ottoman maritime history experts from all over the world, was hosted by the new Prime Minister’s Ottoman Archives. Invited by […] Continue reading

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Qur’anic Textual Evolution

For those who are considering writing a paper on the evolution of the Qur’an as a text, this appears to be a great new publication for you: Qur’ans of the Umayyads: A First Overview Continue reading

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Michael Cook on Why Muhammad Matters

How and Why Muhammad Made a Difference This is a lecture by Michael Cook to mostly journalists concerning the legacy of Muhammad and why he mattered. The link provided includes the Q&A session as well as the lecture, cut below:   May 22, 2006 How and Why Muhammad Made a Difference Key West, Florida Some […] Continue reading

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