Merry Christmas! (2016)

The Association of British Muslims wishes everyone a very merry Christmas and a joyful and blessed New Year!

St George, Patron Saint of England and Muslims

By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong Saint George, patron Saint of England. A figure deceptively familiar to us, St George is everywhere, in children’s story books, cartoons, religious iconography, place names. George is even a popular name given to children, including Prince George, bless him, son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. One thing is for…Read more St George, Patron Saint of England and Muslims

Happy New Year (Let’s Hope It’s a Good One)

FAITH UNITY DISCIPLINE

“By time, Indeed, mankind is in loss. Except for those who have believed and done righteous deeds and advised each other to truth and advised each other to patience”.

(The Declining Day 103:1-3)

Using an analogy commonly associated with vintage wines, 2015 hasn’t been a particular good year. Whilst 1992 was the year Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II referred to as her ‘Annus Horribilis’ for very personal reasons, I would say 2015 has probably been pretty close.  Based on global events that have affected us all in some way or another both in this country and further afield. There were days when the media frenzy around what was seen to be news worthy reporting appeared nothing short of bizarre. Zayn Malik’s exit from One Direction left thousands of young girls heartbroken and the emotion displayed by people when discussing the colour of ‘The Dress’ are just two examples of what constituted news. But…

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Happy Winter Solstice

Wishing everyone a happy and blessed Solstice, may the Light shine forth and touch everyone's hearts as we celebrate the power of its illumination and eagerly anticipate the new year ahead!