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Robert Edward Hart’s of Islamic manuscripts intriguing collection...

 

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Islamic civilisation has...

 

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An Islamic Art Museum in North America...

 

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When Moorish is Moreish: A dip into Moresque Architecture in Eastern Sicily ...

 

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Le Festival de Cannes...

 

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Mesopotamia -The Cradle of Civilisation...

 

issue 16 - February 2014
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St. Petersburg A Northern Jewel...

 

issue 15 - January 2014
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Granada City of Light...

 

issue 14 - December 2013
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Conservation of the Old Walled City of Sana’a - Republic of Yemen ...

 

Issue 12 - October 2013
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Sicily: Glory of the Ocean ...

 

Issue 11 – September 2013

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Doors of Baraka ...

 

issue 10 - August 2013

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Reconstructing Islamic Architecture in the West ...

 

Issue 9 - July 2013

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Salé city of Scholars and Saints ...

 

Issue 8 – June 2013

Walking around the town...

 

Gateways, Domes, and Minarets...

 

Issue 7 – May 2013

Muhammad Amin Evans looks...

 

The University-Mosque of Al-Qarawiyyin, Fez...

 

Issue 6 - April 2013

The University-Mosque ofAl-Qarawiyyin, Fez...

 

The Oldest Airconditioning in the World -The Wind Catchers of Iran ...

 

Issue 5 - Mar 2013

Long before the introduction...

 

The Alhambra - Masterpiece of the Moorish Architecture...

 

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Situated on...

 

The Humility of Hasira in Maghrebi Mosques, A Perishing Art...

 

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The Contemporary Renaissance in Mosque Architecture The Al-Irsyad Mosque Padalarang,...

 

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Evolving Revelation

issue 28 - July / August 2015

In 1965, under the direction of Pope Paul VI, the Second Vatican Council made historic changes to the Church’s policies and theology. These changes were crystallised in a document known as Nostra Aetate, Latin for ‘In Our Time,’ a document that revolutionised the Catholic Church’s approach towards other religions. For the first time it acknowledged the possibility that other religions ‘reflect rays of that Truth which enlightens all men’. In this document the Catholic Church attempted to introduce new terms for dialogue with specific references to Judaism and Islam. The church was attempting to redress a centuries-long painful relationship.
The Nostra Aetate was an open call to the Church to dialogue with other world religions from a premise of an acknowledged existence of common grounds especially in relation to the other monotheistic faiths of the Abrahamic branch; Judaism and Islam. In relation to Islam we read:
‘The Church regards with esteem also the Muslims. They adore the one God, living and subsisting in Himself; merciful and all-powerful, the Creator of heaven and earth, who has spoken to men; they take pains to submit wholeheartedly to even His inscrutable decrees, just as Abraham, with whom the faith of Islam takes pleasure in linking itself, submitted to God. Though they do not
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