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Books for Islamic Studies

 Early Islamic Qiblas (Part One)

Gibson presents the data behind his research on early Islamic Qiblas. This file is almost 20 MB in size, so it will take some time to download. Gibson examines 60 of the earliest mosques built in Islam and makes some amazing discoveries. There were four Qiblas in the first 200 years of Islam. Free to download and distribute, but must not be changed, and must be complete. (Part One)

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 Early Islamic Qiblas (Part Two)

Gibson exams the use of Google Earth in plotting Qiblas, and answers questions about how and when it might be used.

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 Early Islamic Qiblas (Part Three)

Gibson explains the technique he uses when visiting a mosque and making calculations.

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 Early Islamic Qiblas (Part Four)

Gibson explains why Muslims in the 3rd century Islam and forward looked down on earlier methods of calculating the Qibla and why mathematical solutions became popular with some, while others clung to earlier non-mathematical solutions.

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 Early Islamic Qiblas (Part Five)

Gibson explains several methods used by early Muslims determined the Qibla direction without using the complicated mathematical solutions developed later.

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 When did the Qibla change? (Part Six)

Gibson compares the construction dates of various mosques and overlays them on Islamic history to understand what was taking place at the time, and why the different Qiblas evolved..

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 24 Supporting Evidences
(Part Seven)

Drawing partly from evidences already presented in Qur'anic Geography, Gibson examines 24 items that support an early Petra Qibla.

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24 More Supporting Evidences
(Part Eight)

Drawing partly from evidences already presented in Qur'anic Geography, Gibson examines a further 24 items that support an early Petra Qibla.

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(April 1, 2017)
 

 Qur'anic Geography

by Dan Gibson

E-BOOK - PDF format

This file is 80 MB in size, so please allow plenty of time for downloading.

Description:
A survey and evaluation of the geographical references in the Qur'an with suggested solutions for various problems and issues. This reference book examines the various geographical references made in the Qur'an. It looks extensively at "the people of 'Ad," the people of Thamud," the Midianites, Medina and Mecca. This is the is the book that first suggested that the Holy City of Islam is really Petra in Jordan rather than Mecca in Saudi Arabia.

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Hans Wehr Arabic/English Dictionary 

This is the original version of the Hans-Wehr dictionary. The latest version is version 4, and is only available in print copy. You can purchase the latest one from Amazon. This copy is of the original dictionary (with less entries and pages than the latest edition.)
This dictionary is not for everyone. The words in this dictionary are not listed in alphabetical order. Rather, they are listed by the Arabic roots. If you do not understand Arabic grammar, this dictionary you will not find this dictionary easy to use.

 

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 The Mecca Question

This 20 page booklet by Jeremy Smyth examines the section of Gibson's new book on Qur'anic Geography that claims that Mecca is not the Holy City of Islam. This is a short review of the evidence presented in the larger book. Click here if you would like to purchase Gibson's complete copy of Qur'anic Geography.

The Mecca Question is free to download, copy, and pass on to your friends. Click the photo for the download links.

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  Islam
E-BOOK - PDF
By Alfred Guillaume
An overview of the basic tenants of Islam. First published in the 1950s.

 

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The Traditions of Islam
E-BOOK - PDF
By Afred Guillaume
over 160 pages
Explaining the evolution of Hadith, the Umayyad and Abbasid periods, criticism of Hadiths by Muslims, and selected Hadiths. PDF file format for immediate download.

 

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The Life of Muhammad
E-BOOK - PDF
In this volume, Alfred Guillaume has searched through the writtings of various early Islamic historians, and has combined them together toproduce this account. The books he used include Ibn Hisham, and Al Tabari. It is easy to read, and has over 800 pages. It is available only in PDF version. Please allow time for the pdf file to download. 80 MB in size.

 

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The Qur'an
Contained in a Microsoft Word file in UNICODE text. (docx format) This file is in Arabic and the fonts may be change to any Arabic font.

 

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