BBC to show film on Muhammad's life

The BBC is to trace the journey of the Islamic prophet Muhammad for a new series which is claimed to be a first for British television.

read more 21.06.2011, Tuesday

Between Allah & Jesus: What Christians Can Learn from Muslims / Writers' Articles / Adilah S. Muhammad

Despite the distorted image of Islam in the West, there remains an underlying sense of admiration and intrigue surrounding the exercise of the Islamic faith.  This fascination with the world’s fastest growing religion is one that goes..

read more 11.05.2011, Wednesday

Hadith and Sirah Research Awards

The fourth of the annual Hadith and Sirah Research Awards Ceremony, hosted by IRCICA, was held on Saturday April 9th at Yıldız Saray in Istanbul, Turkey. Many prominent guests, such as the Minister of Culture and Tourism Ertuğrul Günay..

read more 13.04.2011, Wednesday

Muhammad: A Story of the Last Prophet - A Review

Muhammad: A Story of the Last Prophet is a fictionalized account of the life of Muhammad.  Unlike many biographies of Muhammad, this novel fills in the gaps between authenticated historical details with the author’s own creative license.

read more 06.04.2011, 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

A Response to 'My Take: There’s no such thing as the Bible and never has been' / Writers' Articles / Adilah S. Muhammad

On February 22nd, author and professor Timothy Beal unleashed an oft repeated stance on Biblical error.  His blog entry, My Take:  There’s no such thing as the Bible and never has been, points to the reality that there have been as many..

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

Islam's Stance On Homosexuality

Lately, there has been a lot of coverage on the degradation and punishment of homosexuals in Muslim communities. Although in many countries in the Middle East, including Egypt and Iran, homosexual behavior is not accepted and in fact punishable by death, rant and rave about Islam’s condemnation of homosexuals is...

read more 06.01.2011, Thursday

Renewal / Writers' Articles / Adilah S. Muhammad

Was it not that I were married on New Year’s Day, January 1st would bear no significance for observation.  Just as the American Thanksgiving is rife with historical baggage I care not to honor in celebration, the particularly Christian and Pagan origins of New Year’s Day leave me absent a compelling reason to hang a streamer.

read more 29.12.2010, Wednesday