It was narrated that Zirr bin Hubaish said, "I went to Safwan bin 'Assal Al-Muradi and he said, 'What brought you here?' I said, 'I am seeking knowledge.' He said, 'I heard the Messenger of Allah say, "There is no one who goes out of his house in order to seek knowledge, but the angels…Read more Blessing of Education
What was Jesus Christ, on whom be peace, trying to teach us? To venerate or worship him, or to follow in his footsteps? Why have disciples (students) that spent all their time with him, and followed him around wherever he went, whatever he was doing, if not to teach them his ways and wisdom to…Read more What was Jesus Christ trying to teach us?
Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! In the spirit of Rabi ul-Awal, this week I read some of Chapter 1 of Muhammad, Messenger of Allah – Ash-Shifa of Qadi ‘Iyad, translated by British scholar, Aisha Bewley. This is a modern English translation of a classical text by Qadi ‘Iyad Ibn Musa Al-Yahsubi, who lived in the…Read more Friday Reflections 23.10.2020
By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong, 28 January 2020 Yesterday I attended the UK National Commemorative Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 at Central Hall in Westminster. This year commemorates 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, and is an occasion of national significance. Welcomed by Laura Marks OBE, Chair of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, we…Read more Holocaust Memorial Day and Islam