East Asia

Travelogue: Sufi Shrines in Linxia, China, China’s “Little Mecca” by David Dettmann, Assistant Director of the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Wisconsin In summer 2010, David Dettmann traveled to the Hui heartland in central China to collect … Continue reading

Islam and popular culture: an Inside Islam recap

It’s fitting to end Inside Islam where we started. When we first began the project, we focused heavily on Islam in popular culture and media. Our first shows and posts focused on Muslim youth and new media, videobloggers, and even … Continue reading

Important Sites: The Dome of the Rock

Jerusalem, a sacred city to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, houses Al-Aqsa and the Dome of the Rock. Both Al-Aqsa and the Dome of the Rock, known in Arabic as Masjid Qubbat as-Sakhrah, are built on the Temple Mount in the Old … Continue reading

New Islamic art documentary bridges worlds

Daniel Tutt is the Outreach Director at Unity Productions Foundation, a nonprofit that focuses on creating peace through various media. UPF has produced several films on Islam, including Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet, Cities of Light: The Rise and Fall … Continue reading

Travelogue: Sufi Shrines in Linxia, China’s “Little Mecca”

In summer 2010, David Dettmann, Assistant Director of the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Wisconsin, traveled to the Hui heartland in central China to collect material for his course Islam in China. The following is about … Continue reading

Eco-Islam

Produced by Here on Earth: Radio Without Borders Original Broadcast: March 26, 2009. [audio:http://insideislam.wisc.edu/audio/hoe090326k.mp3] Click on the player above to listen to the show or download it here. E.O. Wilson in the introduction to his latest book, The Creation, urged … Continue reading