Research resources on Islam
Why do many Muslim women wear a veil? Is is a sign of religious oppression or of Islamic fanaticism? How should Western democracies deal with the all-concealing versions such as the Niqab and the Burka? Does the veil hinder integration?
A pictorial overview of different Muslim veil styles -- from the Hijab head scarf to the full-body, all-concealing Burqa.
The only real source of historical information about pre-Islamic Mecca and the circumstances of the Koran's revelation is the classical Islamic story about the religion's founding, a distillation of which follows.
Similarities and differences between the God of the Quran and the God of the Bible
Research resources on the Quran, Islam's holy book.