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Bio of Dr Abdullah Hakim Quick

Dr Abdullah Hakim Quick is a historian, social activist and religious leader of African and Native American descent. He has travelled to over 58 countries doing research and delivering lectures to various communities. His qualification in Islamic Studies comes from a BA from the Islamic University of Madinah, Saudi Arabia […]

By |December 26th, 2014|Christianity, Common Ground, Jesus (Peace Be Upon Him)|2 Comments

Jesus: A Servant of God

By Imam Shabir Ally
It will be quickly obvious that they often referred to him as a servant of God, but never Son of God. Peter, for example, said:

“The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his servant Jesus” (Acts 3:13).

Peter further said: “God raised up his servant” (Acts 3:26), […]

The Messiah: Jesus, Son of Mary

By Imam Shabir Ally
“O People of the Scripture! Do not exaggerate in your religion, and do not say anything concerning Allah except the truth. The Messiah, Jesus son of Mary, was only a messenger of Allah, and His word which He conveyed unto Mary, and a spirit from Him. So believe in Allah and His […]

Who was Jesus (pbuh)?

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In the Name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

There are varied beliefs about Jesus among people of different faiths. Many believe he is God or the son of God. Some maintain that he was simply a very wise man. Others do not recognize Jesus at […]

By |December 26th, 2014|Comparative Religion, Jesus (Peace Be Upon Him), On Faith|28 Comments
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    Mary, the Mother of Jesus

    By Sabeen Khan The Virgin Mary. Mary, the Pure. Mariam, upon whom be peace. This blessed woman’s life is evident through many stories and teachings. She has a prominent, significant, and revered role in the Quran and Islam. The story of the Blessed Mary is a truly beautiful one. She descended from the family of […]

Mary, the Mother of Jesus

By Sabeen Khan
The Virgin Mary. Mary, the Pure. Mariam, upon whom be peace. This blessed woman’s life is evident through many stories and teachings. She has a prominent, significant, and revered role in the Quran and Islam.

The story of the Blessed Mary is a truly beautiful one. She descended from the family of Amram, the […]

By |December 25th, 2014|Comparative Religion, On Faith|3 Comments

The Osaka imam who represents Islam’s growth in Japan

IBARAKI, OSAKA PREF. – An Egyptian legal scholar based in Ibaraki, Osaka Prefecture, says he is working to increase understanding between the Japanese people and the more than 100,000 Muslims who live among them.

Islam has gradually put down roots in Japan. There are now around 60 mosques, many of them established in former private homes.

Mohsen Bayoumy, […]

By |December 24th, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments

The number of Britons choosing Islam doubled in the past decade

The number of Britons choosing to become Muslims has nearly doubled in the past decade, with one of the most comprehensive attempts to estimate how many people have embraced Islam, according to news source the Independent.

While previous estimates placed the number of Muslim converts between 14,000 and 25,000 an inter-faith think tank estimates the real figures […]

By |December 24th, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments
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    Ferguson, Missouri: Anytown, USA

    By Imam Khalid Griggs “I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.” Fannie Lou Hamer, iconic Mississippi civil rights activist and organizer, uttered her now transcendent words on August 22, 1964, testifying before the Credentials Committee of the Democratic National Convention. After being nearly beaten to death in a Mississippi jail for simply […]

Ferguson, Missouri: Anytown, USA

By Imam Khalid Griggs
“I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.” Fannie Lou Hamer, iconic Mississippi civil rights activist and organizer, uttered her now transcendent words on August 22, 1964, testifying before the Credentials Committee of the Democratic National Convention.

After being nearly beaten to death in a Mississippi jail for simply trying to […]

By |December 22nd, 2014|Society|0 Comments
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    Timbuktu, Mali

    Timbuktu: Fact or Fiction? Timbuktu has long captured popular imagination as a legendary city. The fact that it actually exists still surprises some people who have merely pictured it as a mysterious or mythical place. In reality, Timbuktu became renowned for its riches and scholarship after it was permanently settled by the Muslims. Timbuktu is […]

Timbuktu, Mali

Timbuktu: Fact or Fiction?
Timbuktu has long captured popular imagination as a legendary city. The fact that it actually exists still surprises some people who have merely pictured it as a mysterious or mythical place. In reality, Timbuktu became renowned for its riches and scholarship after it was permanently settled by the Muslims.

Timbuktu is located in […]

By |December 20th, 2014|Africa, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|0 Comments

Medina Charter of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and Pluralism

By Sean William White
The Medina Charter serves as an example of finding resolution in a dispute where peace and pluralism were achieved not through military successes or ulterior motives but rather through respect, acceptance, and denunciation of war —aspects that reflect some of the basic tenets of the religion Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, […]

By |December 20th, 2014|Common Ground, Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him)|0 Comments
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