Many people ask me about Islam in Britain and about British Muslims, so today I discuss some early history of British Muslims from the 16th and 17th Centuries CE, referring to a truly fascinating book “Islam in Britain, 1558–1685” by Nabil Matar. If only this history was more widely known, it shatters the us versus…Read more Friday Reflections 11.09.2020
Why don't we take more care to preserve the history and heritage of the holiest places in Islam?
By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong I have received some questions and comments about my posts celebrating US Independence Day and the fact I speak highly of the Founding Fathers, considering the historic interactions between the United States and the Native American nations, that ultimately resulted in the killing of countless Native American people, and the taking…Read more Early History of the United States of America and the Native American Nations
“What has been will be again,what has been done will be done again;there is nothing new under the sun.” ~ Ecclesiastes 1:9 (NIV)
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