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This book contains all of the data behind the documentary film The Sacred City. Viewers of this film can now check the background data for themselves and investigate further arguments that were not included in the film. Complete with hundreds of images, charts, maps and footnotes, this volume clearly challenges traditionally held Islamic history.

 Early Islamic Qiblas

New archeological evidence clearly demonstrates that early Islamic mosques were not erroneously oriented as previously thought. Using modern technology and satellite imaging, Canadian historian Dan Gibson has discovered that early Islamic mosques were oriented to four different places. And they are not where Islam expects them to be.

For the first time in history Dan Gibson has undertaken a comprehensive survey of Islamic mosques from the first two centuries of Islam. Using this data, Gibson demonstrates that Muhammad and the first four caliphs all prayed towards a different place! This location was also the focus of their pilgrimage. Gibson believes that Muslims are disobeying their prophet by focusing their prayers on a Black Stone in Saudi Arabia, when the Quran commands them to face the original location.



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ISBN: 978-1-927581-22-3


 Qur'anic Geography

by Dan Gibson

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A survey and evaluation of the geographical references in the Qur'an with suggested solutions for various problems and issues. This reference book examines the various geographical references made in the Qur'an. It looks extensively at "the people of 'Ad," the people of Thamud," the Midianites, Medina and Mecca. This is the is the book that first suggested that the Holy City of Islam is really Petra in Jordan rather than Mecca in Saudi Arabia.

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Edom and the Hyksos
by David J. Gibson

David J. Gibson compares the ancient Edomite Kingdom with the mysterious Hyksos people who invaded Egypt. He provides many thought provoking ideas and some startling conclusions. Well researched and well written. This is a must for any scholars of the Old Testament. Much of this material has been re-edited and republished in Qur'anic Geography, complete with footnotes and updates from current research and history.


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The Life of Muhammad
Alfred Guillaume
In this volume, Alfred Guillaume has searched through the writtings of various early Islamic historians, and has combined them together toproduce this account. The books he used include Ibn Hisham, and Al Tabari. It is easy to read, and has over 800 pages. It is available only in PDF version. Please allow time for the pdf file to download. 80 MB in size.


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The Nabataeans, Builders of Petra

A fascinating look at the ancient Nabataean Kingdom! During the time of the Greek and Roman Empires, this small Arabian empire built spectacular cities in the Arabian Desert. Their ships and camel caravans traveled to far off exotic places to bring luxury goods to European markets. Since they held a monopoly on almost all eastern goods, they slowly raised their prices, until they almost brought the great European Empires to their knees. Flush with cash, they built the incredible city of Petra, hidden away in a mountain ravine. Discover all this and more in this exciting book!

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