Ibn Khaldun Remembered for his tremendous contributions to the modern fields of historiography (historical research methodology), economics, and sociology, this fourteenth-century Islamic Arab historian and philosopher laid out the theory of “asabiyah” (social unity) in his important 1377 work The Muqaddimah. Early life He received a superb early education, earning certificates in linguistics, Islamic […]

David Fitzgerald Writer, historian, speaker, and vocal proponent of atheism. He served on the boards of both the San Francisco Atheists and the Committee for the Scientific Examination of Religion. Early life He studied history at California State University, Fresno and subsequently researched the historical accuracy of accounts of Jesus’ life, eventually self-publishing a […]