Access

You are not currently logged in.

Access JSTOR through your library or other institution:

login

Log in through your institution.

Journal Article

Seeking the Divine on Earth: The Direction of Prayer in Islam

Glen Van Brummelen
Math Horizons
Vol. 21, No. 1 (September 2013), pp. 15-17
DOI: 10.4169/mathhorizons.21.1.15
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.4169/mathhorizons.21.1.15
Page Count: 3

You can always find the topics here!

Topics: Latitude, Horizon coordinate system, Triangles, Trigonometry, Zenith
Were these topics helpful?
See something inaccurate? Let us know!

Select the topics that are inaccurate.

Cancel
  • Download ($16.00)
  • Subscribe ($19.50)
  • Add to My Lists
  • Cite this Item
Seeking the Divine on Earth: The Direction of Prayer in Islam
Preview not available

Abstract

Abstract The widely practiced Muslim ritual of facing Mecca to pray turns out to involve the less widely practiced tools of spherical trigonometry.

Page Thumbnails