Princeton University - Spring 2009
Exploring Islam and the Muslim World
EDITOR-IN-CHIEFHamza Masood ‘10EXECUTIVE EDITORNabil Abdurehman ‘11COPY EDITORDaoud Rana ‘12CO-TREASURERSYasmin Belo-Osagie ‘11Urooj Raja ‘11DESIGN AND LAYOUTMika Devonshire ‘12WEBMASTERTiany Tong GS
Babur Khwaja ‘09Wasim Shiliwala ‘09Joy N. Karugu ‘09
Misbah is Arabic for “lamp,” a symbol of illumination. Misbah Magazine explores and engages the ideas, history and develop- ment of Muslims and Islam in the world. It is offered free of charge to all students, faculty and staff of Princeton University and the surrounding Community.
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The cover photograph of Turkey’s Ortakoy Mosque in Istanbul was taken by M. Kivanc, and is used under the Creative Com- mons License.
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