Conversation covers Hudud punishments, Christian hate speech at Speakers’ Corner, and so-called ‘Wahhabi terrorism’.
A fascinating article by Tim Winter (also known as Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad), a British Sunni Muslim sheikh, researcher, writer and academic. He is the Dean of the Cambridge Muslim College, Director of Studies (Theology and Religious Studies) at Wolfson… Read More ›
Shaykh Abdul Hakim Murad speaks about the links between Islamic scholar Sheikh ul-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah and the practices of Sufism.
After recent controversy surrounding the Perennialist bias of the new Study Quran it is refreshing to hear a Muslim scholar explain why this ideology is false.
Timothy Winter (Professor of Theology at Cambridge) discusses the concept of reverse causality. This excerpt is taken from his commentary on Mevlana Rumi’s Mathnavi. Relativity: There was a young lady named Bright Whose speed was far faster than light; She… Read More ›
This talk was given at the Cambridge Muslim College Retreat, March 2016
Happily this amazing lecture was filmed. It is a MUST watch for those interested in the subject. As I recall, the lecture theatre was totally packed out. Is there Justice Outside God’s Law?: Making Sense of the Boundaries of the… Read More ›
Knowledge is better than Wealth. Somehow we know this to be true. But what are the reasons knowledge is better? I liked this quote below because it explained something obvious, with reasons that were not so obvious. source
reblogged from Today’s Zaman The works of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, the anniversary of whose passing is celebrated throughout Turkey with Şeb-i Arus ceremonies on Dec. 17, have had a keen following in the Western world since the 19th century. This… Read More ›
by all accounts a brilliant classic and must read
This is simply an amazing book: Purification of the Heart: Signs, Symptoms and Cures of the Spiritual Diseases of the Heart
Salam, today I start a new blog that will engage with the following subjects: * what it means to be Muslim in the West; * an emphasis on spirituality/sufism * responding to current affairs. I will no longer be polemically engaged against other religions. This… Read More ›