May 2020

April 2020

Alphonse Etienne Dene.. How Did They Convert To Islam?

Alphonse Etienne Dene was born in Paris in 1861 AD and was the son of a prominent judge. He went to Art school in Algeria in 1884 AD, where he made Muslim friends and felll in love with the Arabic language and Arab traditions. After several trips to Algeria, he decided to settle in BouSaada. In 1913, he converted to Islam and changed his name to Nasreddine. This caused uproar among the French artistic circles and he was accused of treason. He performed Hajj in 1929 and became known as Hajj Nasreddine.

Marmaduke Pickthall.. How did they convert to Islam?

Marmaduke Pickthall was born in London in 1875 to a Christian family affiliated with William the Conqueror. His father died when he was five years old. He became familiar with Islam while he was working as a journalist in the Middle East.

The Qalawun Bimaristan in Cairo (Infographic)

After 7 centuries have passed since its establishment, what is remarkable about the Qalawun Bimaristan in Cairo is that they practice medicine today. It is one of the oldest medical facilities in the world that still serves patients.

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