Both Spirituality and Law

Sohbet by Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad ‘Adil ar-Rabbani on 11 February 2016/2 Jumada al-Awwal 1437, at Akbaba Dargah, Sabah Namaz As-salamu ‘Alaykum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatuh. Audhu Billahi Minashaytanir Rajeem, Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem, Was-salatu Was-salamu ‘ala Rasulina Muhammadin Sayyidul Awwalin wal Akhirin, Madad Ya RasulAllah, Madad Ya Sadati Ashabi Rasulillah, Madad Ya Mashayikhina. Dastur. Shaykh Abdullah…Read more Both Spirituality and Law

US Democracy

Washington D.C. during my IVLP visit in 2017. An incredibly welcoming and inspirational city at the heart of the free world. I hope to visit again after COVID-19 and the lockdowns. People might be surprised at my words in the wake of events yesterday and over the past few years. But a key point to…Read more US Democracy

Why Did Saint Paul Appeal to Roman Law?

"The crowd listened to Paul until he said this. Then they raised their voices and shouted, ‘Rid the earth of him! He’s not fit to live!’ As they were shouting and throwing off their cloaks and flinging dust into the air, the commander ordered that Paul be taken into the barracks. He directed that he…Read more Why Did Saint Paul Appeal to Roman Law?

Illegal immigration to the UK

By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong Welcome to the UK! If you evade customs and enter the country illegally, we will put you up in 5 star hotels and pay you £35k per year!!! Who wouldn't want to flee here? Really, this an unacceptable situation. We desperately need an EU-wide plan to ensure border security, it is…Read more Illegal immigration to the UK

FATWA ON THE SO-CALLED “ISLAMIC STATE” (FORMERLY “ISLAMIC STATE IN IRAQ & SYRIA”)

WITH THE NAME OF GOD, MOST GRACIOUS, MOST MERCIFUL   FATWA ON THE SO-CALLED “ISLAMIC STATE” (FORMERLY “ISLAMIC STATE IN IRAQ & SYRIA”)   Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds. Peace and blessings be upon His final messenger Muhammad. Due to recent events in the Middle East and their impact on some people…Read more FATWA ON THE SO-CALLED “ISLAMIC STATE” (FORMERLY “ISLAMIC STATE IN IRAQ & SYRIA”)

Yet more Draconian legislation to limit the Natural Rights and Liberty of the People.

Well-trodden Paths – a look at the Shari’ah

By Sheikh Daoud Rosser-Owen Amir, AOBM The famous Tudor dramaturge, Christopher Marlowe, wrote circa 1592 to the Prologue of his play The Jew of Malta, “I count religion but a childish toy, And hold there is no sin but ignorance”. While I don’t agree with him about religion, nor the solitariness of the sin, I certainly…Read more Well-trodden Paths – a look at the Shari’ah

AOBM’s Stance on the French Burqa Ban

The Association of British Muslims regards a ban on any form of clothing as a somewhat extreme and rather undesirable course of action to take. We recognise and respect the human right of people to wear whatever they want. However, this goes both ways, and applies to someone who wants to wear miniskirts as much…Read more AOBM’s Stance on the French Burqa Ban

The Children’s Fire

Tim "Mac" Macartney founder of Embercombe (www.embercombe.co.uk) introduces the "Children's Fire" to the attendees of the Qi Global summit in Singapore. He speaks of how over a period of 20 years he was trained by a group of mixed-blood Native Americans to appreciate that many ancient cultures used to govern themselves by a fundamental guiding princiciple, "no…Read more The Children’s Fire

AOBM stands by Dr Usama Hasan

By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong Co-Director, AOBM Imam Usama Hasan is not wrong to state that Muslims need to move on from a basic children's understanding of creation. He has every right to hold the views he does. No amount of disagreement gives anyone the right to issue death threats. Life is a sacred gift from…Read more AOBM stands by Dr Usama Hasan