Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Islam in Spain

From Dr. May Dakhiel

Watch and thank who ever you believe in that we came, otherwise you'll be still living in the dark ages! It's a BBC Documentary and not Fox news or National Inquirer! I've put them in the order they appear.

I wish you can understand German then this would act as the real blow to your ignorance!

The Germans are objective and are willing to admit where knowledge came from and who stole knowledge from whom! It was the Muslims who transmitted knowledge from the Greeks, India, Persia, China documented it, giving credit to the original inventors and writers. Commented on each point, then developed the acquired knowledge and shared it with the West. But what did the West do? They took that knowledge, erased the original names and translated the works and took the credit for it! like or not it happened. Accept it or not, it happened. So deal with it.

In the following work you can get -"schaften muslimischer Forscher aus dem Mittelalter"

Muslim ties researchers from the Middle Ages below:

Wissenschaft und Technik im Islam

Science and Technology in Islam (5 Bände; ISBN 3-8298-0072-X) (5 volumes, ISBN 3-8298 to 0072-X) von Fuat Sezgin

by Fuat Sezgin 2003 Institut für Geschichte der Arabisch-Islamischen Wissenschaften

Institute for the History of Arabic-Islamic Science an der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität

at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am

Main Frankfurt (Kann in guten Buchhandlungen bestellt werden.)

(Can be ordered from bookstores )

Nützliche Links zum Thema:

Useful links:

Institut für Geschichte der Arabisch-Islamischen Wissenschaften (Uni Frankfurt) »The Institute for the History of Arabic-Islamic Studies (University of Frankfurt) Was die moderne Zivilisation dem Islam schuldet "What the modern civilization owes to Islam Blütezeit des Islams (Wikipedia) "Golden age of Islam (Wikipedia)



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Planned Muslim Response to Qur'an Burning by Pastor Jones on September 11 in Mulberry, Florida

August 19, 2013| Dallas, Texas

Mike Ghouse
Text/Talk: (214) 325-1916

Mirza A Beg
(205) 454-8797


We as Muslims plan to respond to pastor Terry Jones' planned burning of 3000 copies of Quran on September 11, 2013 in positive terms.

Our response - we will reclaim the standard of behavior practiced by the Prophet concerning “scurrilous and hostile criticism of the Qur’an” (Muhammad Asad Translation Note 31, verse 41:34). It was "To overcome evil with good is good, and to resist evil by evil is evil." It is also strongly enjoined in the Qur’an in the same verse 41:34, “Good and evil deeds are not equal. Repel evil with what is better; then you will see that one who was once your enemy has become your dearest friend.”

God willing Muslims will follow the divine guidance and pray for the restoration of Goodwill, and on that day many Muslim organizations will go on a “blood drive” to save lives and serve humanity with kindness.

We invite fellow Americans of all faiths, races, and ethnicities to join us to rededicate the pledge, “One nation under God”, and to build a cohesive America where no American has to live in apprehension, discomfort or fear of fellow Americans. This event is a substitute for our 10th Annual Unity Day Celebration ( held in Dallas, but now it will be at Mulberry, Florida.

Unwittingly Pastor Jones has done us a favor by invigorating us by his decision to burn nearly 3000 copies Quran on September 11, 2013. Obviously he is not satisfied by the notoriety he garnered by burning one Qur'an last year.

As Muslims and citizens we honor the free speech guaranteed in our constitution. We have no intentions to criticize, condemn or oppose Pastor Terry Jones' freedom of expression. Instead, we will be donating blood and praying for goodness to permeate in our society.

We plan to follow Jesus Christ (pbuh), a revered prophet in Islam as well as Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) – that of mitigating the conflicts and nurturing good will for the common good of the society.

We hope, this event and the message will remind Muslims elsewhere in the world as well, that violence is not the way. Muslims, who react violently to senseless provocation, should realize that, violence causes more violence, and besmirches the name of the religion that we hold so dear. We believe that Prophet Muhammad was a mercy to the mankind, and we ought to practice what we believe and preach. We must not insult Islam by the negative reactions of a few.

We can only hope it will bring about a change in the attitude of the followers of Pastor Jones, and in the behavior of those Muslims who reacted violently the last time Pastor sought notoriety – We hope this small step towards a bridge to peaceful coexistence would propel us towards building a cohesive society.

Like most Americans a majority of Muslims quietly go about their own business, but it is time to speak up and take positive action instead of negative reaction. May this message of peace and goodwill reverberate and reach many shores.

Lastly, we appreciate the Citizens of Mulberry, Florida, Honorable Mayor George Hatch, City Commissioners, police and Fire Chiefs for handing this situation very well. This will add a ‘feather of peace’ in the City’s reputation. We hope Mulberry will be a catalyst in showing the way in handling conflict with dignity and peace.

We thank the Media for giving value to the work towards peace rather than conflict.


Thank you.


The people in Dallas are making an effort to understand and clean their own hearts first, when we are free from bias, it would be easy to share that with others. Islam teaches us in so many ways to "respect the otherness of others" and it is time we find simple practical ways of doing it.