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Britain’s First Muslim Converts – Documentary

Britain’s First Muslim Converts – Documentary

BBC Documentary ‘Great British Islam’ this documentary tells the little-known story of three Victorian gentlemen – William Quilliam, Baron Headley and Marmaduke Pickthall – who embraced Islam at a time when to be a Muslim was to be seen to be a traitor to your country. Through personal journeys of still surviving relatives, the programme looks at their achievements and[Read More…]

December 18, 2017 0 comments History & Culture
The Ring of the Dove: Ibn Hazm’s impact on European culture

The Ring of the Dove: Ibn Hazm’s impact on European culture

M. R. Menocal, a scholar on medieval history and culture, says: “Many Spaniards and many Hispanists, following their lead, have wished to view the eight hundred years of Islamic presence as a negative period in their history, a moment of alien intrusion that, if it cannot be erased, can at least be made to disappear in our historiographical fictions.”1 It[Read More…]

December 15, 2017 0 comments History & Culture
The road map for new Caucasian Muslims (Shaykh Ali Adani)

The road map for new Caucasian Muslims (Shaykh Ali Adani)

Abu Salif Ahmad ‘Ali al-‘Adanî, born in the Yemen, is an Italian Muslim and one of the scholars devoted to the revival of the classical knowledge of Ahl as-Sunnah, in particular the existential legacy of the Islamic West. He has studied in Tunis, with Shaykh an-Nayfar, the then greatest exponent of traditional Maliki knowledge together with such as Shaykh al-Akhwah, and a[Read More…]

December 3, 2017 0 comments Our vision
The platform for Muslims-Europeans

The platform for Muslims-Europeans

We, a group of native European Muslims, hereby declare the following:   1. Europeans have the right to be called to Islam and be educated on this religion without it being associated with terrorism, mass migration or hate to Europeans. They have the right to practice Islam in the context of Monotheism, the Law of God, the revitalization of most[Read More…]

November 29, 2017 0 comments Our Mission
Spanish and Slavic Muslim emirates in the Islamic Andalus

Spanish and Slavic Muslim emirates in the Islamic Andalus

Following the collapse and disintegration of the Umayyad Caliphate of Cordoba during the civil wars of 1009–1013, al-Andalus fragmented into about 20-30 kingdoms known as the party kingdoms, reyes de taifas or mulūk al-tawā’if. Some of these emirates, such as the Taifa of Silves, were little more than self-governing city-states while others, such as the Taifa of Seville, controlled large swathes of territory.[Read More…]

November 26, 2017 0 comments History & Culture
What is the Rum? (Shaykh Ali Adani)

What is the Rum? (Shaykh Ali Adani)

That the Rum mean “the Byzantines” is purely Imran Hoosein’s (erroneous) view. We have already amply addressed that point and debunked it in our writings. Rum is, according to all the classical genealogists, lexicographers etc., not any do-it-yourself modern theorist, the son of Isu (Esau), son of Ishaq, ‘alayhis-salam, who went west, and from whom the “Romans” in a broad[Read More…]

November 26, 2017 0 comments History & Culture
The song about prophet Muhammed ﷺ in British style

The song about prophet Muhammed ﷺ in British style

A beautiful rendition of this rare qasida, by Shaykh Abdal-Hakim Murad and Harmonia Alcorani. Recorded in Cambridge, United Kingdom in March, 2014. Consider expressing your enjoyment of this qasida by donating to the Cambridge Mosque Project. Lyrics: hal min mugheethi li min ba’ath  fi nafsin min huznin wa min asa qad awal al’umru fi sayil harami fi al-subhi wa fi al-masaa’ fi tarki al awla maqtu al-mawla[Read More…]

November 24, 2017 0 comments History & Culture
Why do Europeans perceive Islam as something foreign?

Why do Europeans perceive Islam as something foreign?

Is Islam a religion of one nation (or group of nations) – or it is addressed for every person and all peoples in the world? Every human, who`d deeply studied out this question, will see, that it`s obvious – Islam as the worldwide religion was fulfilled by its over-nationality and opportunity to adapt for different cultures, infiltrating and accepting their[Read More…]

November 21, 2017 0 comments Our vision
The song about Bosnian heroes

The song about Bosnian heroes

Song “Devet Heroja” which means “Nine Heroes” in Bosnian, and it is a story about nine martyrs of Bosnia, who sacrificed their lives for the survival of Bosnia and Herzegovina and its people. The visuals in the video are stunning, and the editing is on point. Translation is below. The barricade of our freedom is the river Drina My brother,[Read More…]

November 19, 2017 0 comments History & Culture
Deep roots of Western Muslim culture (Idris Mears)

Deep roots of Western Muslim culture (Idris Mears)

Idris Mears was born in 1951 and studied English at Oxford University. He entered Islam in 1973 and attended Al Azhar University. He has been a publisher with Diwan Press and an educator with various Islamic education projects. He was director of the Association of Muslim Schools 2002 – 2008 and remains on its board as fundraiser. He is a[Read More…]

November 16, 2017 0 comments History & Culture