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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 2 . The Aims of the Law, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he viewed the concepts…

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Objects of Belief; The Cup with Tom O'Loughlin

The Eucharist is a central ritual of Christians, and a central to that ritual is the use of a cup of wine for which thanks have been offered to God. But what is often forgotten is that in this…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 17 views 0  

Lonely ‘lefty’ seeks mate for love – and genetic study

Scientists at The University of Nottingham hoping to study the genetics of an ultra-rare garden snail are asking the public for its help in finding the lonely mollusc a mate. The…

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David Ross Sports Village - construction update

Take a look inside David Ross Sports Village as progress continues on the build of this £40m project. Once completed, the facility will be an outstanding, inspirational and accessible sports…

From  Paul Hodgson 2 Years ago 0 likes 1,894 views 0  

#askatheologian; Who was Ibn Taymiyya?

Dr Jon Hoover gives an introduction to Ibn Taymiyya. He was a scholar who lived in Damascus 800 years ago, but is very influential among many Islamic groups today.

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Give it a tug and feel it grow

Children and teenagers discovered that you can’t always believe everything you see — or feel — when they were tricked by an illusion as part of a University research project. The…

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M13193 The War in Iraq

M13193 The War in Iraq with Andrew Mumford

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Sacred Calendars; Muharam

Dr Musharraf Hussain, the Chief Imam in the Karimia Institute in Nottingham, describes the significance of the first month of the Islamic Year: Muharam. During it Moslems remember the migration of…

From  Simon Barnett 4 Years ago 0 likes 4 views 0  

Why Study the Sunni and the Shi'a with Harith bin Ramli

Dr Harith bin Ramli explains the origins of the two main branches of Islam and how they have different views of the nature of Islam. Dr bin Ramli points out that while today, many think of these…

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Alternative dance societies at UoN

Campus Cam went along to the alternative dance showcase, where members of alternative dance societies showed off the best bits of their society. Hear why our students got involved with their chosen…

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Embedding Study Skills into the International Media and Communications Degree

Dr Eva Giraud of the Department of Culture, Film and Media, explains how a new module has been designed to help students to develop their research and essay-writing abilities in preparation for their…

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