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Universities flourish with radical ideas, falter with bigotry

Universities flourish with radical ideas, falter with bigotry

Transcript: Keynote Speech by Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari Tuesday 12 March 2013 Organised by LSE Students Union on ‘Campus Extremism, Freedom and Security: Working top promote Cohesion in British Universities’ Chair, distinguished guests, colleagues, students:   It is my pleasure and privilege to be able to talk tonight about three issues which dominate our headlines...
Reviving the spirit of fasting & Ramadan

Reviving the spirit of fasting & Ramadan

Religion and religious practice is for a higher purpose; to lift the status of human beings. When it comes to Islam it is about the spirit and message of the oneness of God and the stewardship of human beings on earth. Islam is essentially about one’s wilful submission to God to become His worthy vicegerent;...
Eid Message

Eid Message

Assalamualaikum and Eid Mubarak. We are delighted to join others in sending warm greetings of Eid Al-Fitr to all. This comes every year after a month-long fasting during the month of Ramadan which is for our spiritual renewal. It is in this month when Allah, out of His love for us, revealed the Qur’an for...
Ramadan and the Majestic Qur’an: Part 1

Ramadan and the Majestic Qur’an: Part 1

Fasting and the blessed month of Ramadan The month of blessings, forgiveness and salvation from Hell-fire, the month of Islam’s first victory over the pagan Arabs, and above all, the month of Al-Qur’an, has a distinctive significance for Muslims all over the world. Allah, in His infinite mercy upon the Muslim ummah, has awarded this...