Learning Resources

1001 Inventions

1001 Inventions is a global educational initiative that promotes awareness of a thousand years of scientific and cultural achievements from Muslim civilisation from the 7th century onwards, and how those contributions helped build the foundations of our modern world. Click here to visit this treasure trove of resources including many online videos.

CLICK HERE to watch Oscar-winning actor and screen legend Sir Ben Kingsley in a short feature film about the scientific heritage of Muslim civilization.

Muslim Americans: Faith, Freedom, and the Future

A decade following September 11, 2001, Muslim Americans still face some public distrust and are more skeptical of law enforcement than are other U.S. faith communities. Despite these challenges, American followers of Islam are optimistic about their future, and they embrace their country’s civic institutions and religious pluralism. Click here to download full  report from Abu Dhabi Gallup Center.

Muslim Americans: Middle Class and Mostly Mainstream

The first-ever, nationwide, random sample survey of Muslim Americans finds them to be largely assimilated, happy with their lives, and moderate with respect to many of the issues that have divided Muslims and Westerners around the world. Click here to download full report from Pew Research Center.

Who Speaks for Islam? What a Billion Muslims Really Think

Gallup posed questions that are on the minds of millions: Is Islam to blame for terrorism? Why is there so much anti-Americanism in the Muslim world? Who are the extremists? Where are the moderates? What do Muslim women really want? Grounded in Gallup World Poll data, not in contentious rhetoric, Who Speaks for Islam? brings data-driven evidence — the voices of a billion Muslims, not those of individual “experts” or “extremists” — to one of the most heated and consequential debates of our time. Click here to read excerpts and order the book. Click here to view a Link TV round table discussion as host Ray Suarez interviews author Reza Aslan (No god But GodHow to Win a Cosmic War) and Dalia Mogahed, Executive Director of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies and co-author of the groundbreaking book Who Speaks for Islam?: What a Billion Muslims Really Think.