Russia: Encyclopedia to be published on Islam

Russia: Encyclopedia to be published on Islam

The Fund to support the culture, science and education of Islam and the Turkish Islamic Research Center are going to jointly publish the Russian Islamic encyclopedia.

"The Russia Islamic encyclopedia, as expected in four volumes, will include articles on history, modern condition and development of Islam in the Russian Federation, activities of Muslim organizations and Islamic higher educational establishments," the Foundation representative told Interfax-Religion on Monday.

It is planned to publish 5 thousand copies, estimated value of the project is one million US dollars. The Foundation and the Islamic Research Center are to finance it in equal portions, the interviewee of the agency said.


Source: Interfax (English)

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