Hi friends! Hot off the press is the latest Pew Research Center’s “survey of Muslims around the world.” The survey notes “[i]n all but a handful of the 39 countries surveyed, a majority of Muslims say that Islam is the one true faith leading to eternal life in heaven and that belief in God is necessary to be a moral person.” Continue reading here.
Please note that as of May 1st, the ISL will be bakc to Summer hours: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and closed on week ends.
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A warm congratulations to Dr. Khalid Medani on his most recent publication:Teaching the “New Middle East”: Beyond Authoritarianism
Khalid Mustafa Medani April 2013
2 years ago the McLennan Library was home to an exhibition on the scholar, al-Ghazālī. The exhibition was well received and was accompanied by postcards and a booklet. The booklet includes articles by current Director of the Institute of Islamic Studies, Dr. J. Ragep, past-Director Dr. R. Wisnovsky, Ghazālī scholar Rev. Dr. Y. Said, and PhD. candidates E. van Lit and E. Tasbihi. It also provides details on the most important and unique leaves and manuscripts that were on display. Recently, this catalogue became available for free thanks in large part to the Digital Team of McGill University Libraries.
Hi friends! At last night’s gala celebrating the achievements of McGill’s Tehran Branch and the work and dedication of Dr. Mehdi Mohaghegh a new website was unveiled. The Tehran Branch website provides a brief history of the TB and includes some of its publications with more to come…
Check out the current list of freely accessible publications here.