Written Versus Not Written Stuff:Islamic Positions on Preservation of Cultural Heritage

The Human Lens

Part I : Written by Saadia Haq of The Human Lens 

The concept of conserving art and cultural heritage in the Islamicate world is a concept as old as the religion itself but there is a discord between the past and present practices in different Muslim communities. As opposed to what many people in the west might believe, Islamic societies are not monolithic but depict many forms of diversities and identities.

Such find their origins way back from Islam as a faith arrived to regions like in Africa, Asia and other parts of the world. More over we see overlapping practices on promoting arts and cultural patronage and this is because of the existing diversity of interpretations and practices of Islam in different parts of the world.

One of the biggest historical achievements of Islam is the towards poetry and arts particularly calligraphy that is based on elegant form of…

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Papatia Feauxzar is an Author and Muslim Publisher who holds a Master's degree in Accounting with a concentration in Personal Finance. She now works from home at https://hhaccountingsvcs.webs.com/ alhamdullilah. You can visit her website at www.djarabikitabs.com or her sister's website www.fofkys.com
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1 Response to Written Versus Not Written Stuff:Islamic Positions on Preservation of Cultural Heritage

  1. Thanks so much for writing with me on this topic! Our first collab of 2020 – YuHooo!!!

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