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Crash Course in Islamic History

Lastprophet.info presents audio recordings of Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad (Tim Winter)’s Crash Course in Islamic History.

read more 27.09.2013, Friday

The First British Guest of Allah

At a time when  Britain had major political and economic interests in the Middle East, Hedley Churchward had only one concern in mind while going on a pilgrimage to Mecca; the pleasure of Allah.

read more 23.08.2013, Friday

The Last Days of the Prophet

Martin Luther King Junior once said that "the ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."

In this khutba, Shaykh abdulHakim uses the passing of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, to explore some of the reasons is considered the best of men

read more 02.08.2013, Friday

Ramadan in Istanbul

Ramadan brings to the surface some of Istanbul’s deepest human secrets. The great City resembles the improbable arm of the sea that cuts it in half, cheerfully consistent on the surface, yet churned by strange currents known only to veteran fishermen...

read more 09.07.2013, Tuesday

Quicunque Vult: or, My Journey to Islam - I

This memoir is offered, at the persistent request of some Turkish friends, by a monotheist whose formative life was shaped by Anglican Christianity, but who has made his home in Islam.

read more 04.01.2012, Wednesday

Quicunque Vult: or, My Journey to Islam - III

"Taking Shahada Was Indeed Wittnessing to God"

read more 04.01.2012, Wednesday

Quicunque Vult: or, My Journey to Islam - IV

“Christians, too, Can Recognize the Quran as the Word of God”

read more 04.01.2012, Wednesday

Abdal Hakim Murad

Abdulhakim Murad (Tim Winter) is a British Muslim scholar and teacher born in 1960. He studied Islamic sciences at the University of Al-Azhar. He is currently the Shaykh Zayed Lecturer of Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Divinity at Cambridge University, Director of Studies in Theology at Wolfson College, and a doctoral student at Oxford University, where he is studying the relationship between the government and Sufi brotherhoods in the Ottoman Empire. Murad is also the secretary of the Muslim Academic Trust (London), Director of The Anglo-Muslim Fellowship for Eastern Europe, and Director of the Sunna Project, which has published the foremost scholarly Arabic editions of the major Sunni Hadith collections.

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