Eid: Days Of Joy And Celebration

Folders / Ramadan / Sargon Erdem

In Arabic the word 'Eid means "customary joy and sadness; a day for gathering together." According to Mahmud of Kashgar, bayram, the Turkish word for eid, is originally from the Persian bezrem/bezram, and it means a day of entertainment.

read more 02.08.2013, Friday

Prophet Muhammad: the Founder of Muslim PR

Folders / From the Editor

Prophet Muhammad was recognized as the founder of Muslim public relations at the 1st Global Congress for Muslim Public Relations Practitioners held in Kuala Lumpur on Dec. 05.

read more 20.12.2011, Tuesday

British Teenager's 'Muhammad in Accrington... Inspiring Me' Film Shortlisted for Global Accolade

An East Lancashire teenager has beaten her peers across the world to be shortlisted for a global accolade. Hollins Technology College student Amna Aslam produced a short film ‘Muhammad In Accrington... Inspiring Me’ as part of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation Faith Shorts contest.

read more 21.09.2011, Wednesday

Review: The Life of Muhammad, Episode 1

The significance of BBC Two’s broadcast of the first episode of the documentary, the Life of Muhammad, who the BBC describes as “a man who - for the billion and half Muslims across the globe - is the messenger and final prophet of God” is palpable.

read more 15.09.2011, Thursday

New take? Or more of the same?

Notwithstanding its shortcomings, in this episode the audience does get a feel for some of the extraordinary ways in which the Prophet Muhammad changed the society in which he found himself and the drastic breaking away that he trailblazed.

read more 15.09.2011, Thursday

The Finale: The Life of Muhammad, Episode 3

The third and final installment of the Life of Muhammad documentary aired on BBC Two recently presented the latter stages of the Prophet Muhammad’s life and explored the extent to which his life and actions are reflected in today’s world.

read more 15.09.2011, Thursday

The Life of Muhammad documentary film airs in a first for the West

The BBC's airing of the Life of Muhammad, a first-ever documentary on the life of the Prophet Muhammad screened in the western world generated animated discussion even before its broadcast.

read more 14.07.2011, Thursday

Lost in Translation

Folders / Conversion / Peter Gray

Changing the way we talk about Islam could go a long way toward cultivating a sense of belonging among these brothers and sisters, and deepening their personal connection to Islam. Whether we were born as Muslims or embraced the..

read more 23.03.2011, Wednesday

Christmas and New Year

Folders / Jesus & Christmas / Salih İnci, PhD

Christmas is a religious holiday regarded by Christians to mark the birth of Jesus (p.b.u.h.). However, nowadays Christmas is being confused with New Year celebrations by many people, and they are even identified with each other..

read more 22.12.2010, Wednesday

The Christian World Celebrates the Birth of Jesus

As with every year, the streets in cities from New York to London and from Sydney to Berlin are decked out in Christmas enthralling all who see them. The streets are illuminated, Christmas trees are decorated and the shop windows compete with each otherto attract the attention of passers-by.

read more 14.12.2010, Tuesday