What non-Muslims know about the Prophet Muhammad / Interviews / asked members of different faith traditions living in Turkey about their views, knowledge and feelings about the Prophet Muhammad, with some interesting results.

read more 29.06.2011, Wednesday

Seyyed Hossein Nasr on Modernity, Practice of Faith & Spirituality / Interviews / Ahsen Utku - Zeynep Alp

The Qur’an says that submission to God begins with Adam who was the first Prophet. And that’s why the word islam is used in the Qur’an even before the Qur’anic revelation, centuries before the Qur’an was revealed in the first century A.H. in Mecca to the Prophet (a.s.).

read more 02.03.2011, Wednesday

The Lens of Islam: An Interview with Peter Sanders

In the first edition of The 500 Most Influential Muslims published in 2009 by Georgetown University's The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talaal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding and The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre, Peter Sanders is described..

read more 23.02.2011, Wednesday

Mecca and Medina through the Lens of Aerial Photographer Orhan Durgut / Interviews / Ayşe Nur Tüfekçi

Aerial photographer Orhan Durgut, who has photographed many different places around the world and who has become prominent with his works on the cities of Mecca and Medina in recent years, shared his impressions about the Holy Lands.

read more 12.01.2011, Wednesday

Seeing the Prophet through the details: Tariq Ramadan / Interviews / Ahsen Utku

Be it for the West or for Muslims themselves, the best way to understand and introduce the Prophet of Islam is to refer back to his lifestyle, not to study his life through the major events that took place, but to study the small details that made up his personality.

read more 29.12.2010, Wednesday

"A Narrative of Justice for All": Editor of Muslim Lifestyle Magazine Emel on the Life of Prophet Muhammad

Daughter of the successful modeling agency owner who introduced models like Naomi Campbell to the world of fame, Sarah Joseph (OBE) is the CEO and Editor of the UK’s Emel - the first ever Muslim lifestyle magazine. She is also a writer and broadcaster on Islam and is recognized as the world’s 500 most influential Muslims"...

read more 15.12.2010, Wednesday

"Let's talk sweeter than candy": Reflections of a Local Culture

We understand from our interview with Cafer Erol that respect for the Prophet was not limited to religious ceremonies, but also appeared frequently in the fine details of daily life. Giving happiness to children with candy wrapped in handkerchiefs out of respect for Muhammad is just one small example of this.

read more 21.11.2010, Sunday

‘Acts of Worship slow down time' / Interviews /

Professor Kemal Sayar, a psychiatrist and professor of literature, discusses his book Yavaşla (Slow Down) in which he presents worship as a unique means to slow down in an ever-fast-paced modern world, and to engender a brand-new dimesion of time connecting them with the eternal.

read more 10.11.2010, Wednesday Asked People about Prophet Muhammad / Interviews /

What does Prophet Muhammad remind you of? If you had a chance to meet Prophet Muhammad what would you ask? What kind of a vehicle would Prophet Muhammad use if He lived today? How would Prophet Muhammad dress if He lived today? asked people about Prophet Muhammad. Here are their surprising answers...

read more 28.10.2010, Thursday

Finding the Prophet in His People

Ingrid Mattson, Professor of  Islamic Studies at Hartford Seminary and President of the Islamic Society of North America, compares the attitudes of Western and Islamic civilizations towards visual representation and relates to us how a perfect representation of the Prophet can be found among Muslims.

read more 25.10.2010, Monday