Not really comprehensive, and I think common sensical, but I’m discovering there is a limited amount of common sense in the world and is a non-renewable resource that is being used up at a faster rate than oil.
Annemarie Schimmel was one of the greatest, if not the greatest, commentator on Islamic literatures writing in English. Her works are magisterial, and very diverse. I’ve discovered one of her articles on-line, and it’s about the marsiya tradition. Her translations are just beautiful. I wish they had also included the original texts.
lotfollah mosque, isfahan oct. 2007 Originally uploaded by seier+seier+seier. It’s just an awesome photo.
Muslim punk Originally uploaded by Hanjosan. Not sure what the lady on the left is doing, but go mohawkjabah.