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The Travel of the believers...

 

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Be it for pilgrimage...

 

Spearheading changes in the Black community...

 

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Rashid Rose asks...

 

Outsiders to ‘normality'...

 

issue 27 - May June 2015
Sometimes society’s norms can...

 

Mission Motherhood...

 

issue 27 - May June 2015
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Children and Mental Health ...

 

issue 26 - March/April 2015
With...

 

Lofty Proportionality: Is raising the skyline the way to go? ...

 

issue 26 - March/April 2015
Pondering...

 

Raising Thinkers Not Thoughts ...

 

issue 26 -March/April 2015
How successful...

 

Beavers, Cubs and Muslim Scouts ...

 

issue 25 - Jan/Feb 2015

The 22nd of February...

 

United by faith divided by culture...

 

issue 25 - Jan/Feb 2015

With the number of...

 

Parenting Young Men...

 

issue 24- Nov/Dec 2014

As our children grow...

 

Homeschooling: A choice or a necessity?...

 

issue 24- Nov/Dec 2014

Batool Haydar asks whether academic...

 

Violence against women: The complicity of silence...

 

issue 24- Nov/Dec 2014
Violence against women is a serious...

 

Help! It's the new academic year...

 

issue 23-September /October 2014
This is the time of the...

 

Towards a just socio-economic order...

 

issue 22- August 2014

There is a definite relationship...

 

An Islamic Centre with an American architecture...

 

issue 22 - August 2014

Islam’s first mosque, built...

 

Tender is the Night; Living between Worlds...

 

issue 21/July 2014/ Ramadhan Special

The Holy Month of...

 

The Trojan Horse plot and future of Islamic Education...

 

issue 21/ July 2014/Ramadhan Special

The issue of how...

 

Is the Muslim world suffering from a crisis of authority?...

 

issue 21/July 2014/ Ramadhan Special

With the disappearance of...

 

RELATIONSHIPS & SUBMISSION THE SCHOOL OF HARD NOCKS ...

 

issue 20 - June 2014
The journey of...

 

Re-thinking Muslim identity in Europe: Lessons from the conversion process...

 

issue 20 - June 2014
Based on her research and...

 

Healing through Conflict...

 

issue 19 - May 2014
Resolving internal conflict and accepting...

 

How to help the downhearted...

 

issue 18 - April 2014
Helping people with low self-esteem,...

 

The shapers of tomorrow ...

 

issue 18 - April 2014
History shows that youth are...

 

International Children...

 

issue 18- April 2014
For three and a half decades...

 

‘Unity and Tolerance in a Multicultural Society’...

 

issue 17 - March 2014
The speech by Ken Livingstone...

 

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issue 16 - February 2014
Tahereh Shafiee traces the modern...

 

Towards reforming Muslims...

 

issue 16 - February 2014
Over the past few...

 

Counselling Within...

 

issue 16 - February 2014
Often people feel inadequate and...

 

Me, Myself and God...

 

issue 15 - January 2014
Batool Haydar believes that in...

 

SUKUK A Progression of Islamic Finance...

 

issue 15 - January 2014
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"Silent night, holy night, all is calm, all is bright”...

 

issue 14 - December 2013
Christmas approaches and it is...

 

Britain moving ahead on Islamic Finance ...

 

issue 14 - December 2013
The UK government’s commitment to...

 

Certainty in an uncertain world...

 

Issue 13 - November 2013
As humans we need security,...

 

Could Scottish Muslims Produce a Bannockburn-style Victory for Scotland? ...

 

Issue 13 - November 2013
The famous words of...

 

Halal Food Festival - A Taste of things to come...

 

Issue 13 -November 2013
islam today visited the UK’s first...

 

Mirror, Mirror ...

 

Issue 13 - November 2013
Batool Haydar muses on how...

 

The Beast Within...

 

Issue 12 – October 2013

Although bullying can take...

 

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Issue 12 - October 2013

On...

 

Lonely but never alone ...

 

Issue 12 - October 2013

Loneliness and isolation can...

 

Confronting Modern Childhood Woes ...

 

Issue 11 – September 2013
Today’s children enjoy unprecedented access...

 

Preparing your child for school...

 

Issue 11 – September 2013
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Issue 10 – August 2013

As we go through...

 

Eating with God’s permission ...

 

Issue 10 - August 2013

Despite the...

 

Sheikh Abdullah Quilliam & Britain’s first Mosque...

 

Issue 9 -July 2013
Very soon the first...

 

Insurance the Islamic way ...

 

Issue 9 - July 2013

The UK insurance...

 

Stagnate or Soar? The Choice is yours...

 

Issue 9 - July 2013

It’s that time of...

 

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Issue 8 - June 2013

A recent report by...

 

“Even unto China” An Islamic perspective on knowledge and learning...

 

Issue 8 –June 2013

As access to information, data...

 

Does Islam allow violence in marital life?...

 

Issue 8 - June 2013

Nehad...

 

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issue 6 - April 2013

Since 1967, on or...

 

Sukuk (Islamic bonds) and their role in redistributing wealth ...

 

Issue 7 –May 2013
In simple words Sukuk is the...

 

Labour in Islam: Rights, Roles and Responsibilities...

 

Issue 7 – May 2013

As the world marks...

 

Acculturating our faith...

 

Issue 7- May 2013

For an indigenous Islamic...

 

We are equal but not the same...

 

Issue 6 - April 2013

The word equality...

 

Claiming our Muslim Identity...

 

Issue 5- Mar 2013

Late last year on...

 

Make me a Muslim –Generalising the issue of conversion...

 

Issue 5 - March 2013

The recent production...

 

Can Muslims Celebrate Chinese New Year?...

 

Issue 4 - FEB 2013
Firdaus Wong Wai Hung...

 

Book review Making and remaking Mosques in Senegal...

 

Issue 4 - Feb 2013

Making and Remaking...

 

Making Sense of the New Census...

 

ISSUE 3 -JAN 2013
It has been...

 

Educating our FUTURE GENERATION ...

 

ISSUE 2- Dec 2012
The role of parents and...

 

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ISSUE 2 - Dec 2012

Shortly after the re-election...

 

The New Faith Schools...

 

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Muslim schools, which together...

 

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ISSUE 2 - DEC 2012

‘Tell me...

 

A Balanced Living Faith...

 

ISSUE 1 Nov. 2012 -

The most...

 

Integration: let children show us the way...

 

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Policy changes ‘undermining’ religious education...

 

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Evolving Revelation

issue 28 - July / August 2015

In 1965, under the direction of Pope Paul VI, the Second Vatican Council made historic changes to the Church’s policies and theology. These changes were crystallised in a document known as Nostra Aetate, Latin for ‘In Our Time,’ a document that revolutionised the Catholic Church’s approach towards other religions. For the first time it acknowledged the possibility that other religions ‘reflect rays of that Truth which enlightens all men’. In this document the Catholic Church attempted to introduce new terms for dialogue with specific references to Judaism and Islam. The church was attempting to redress a centuries-long painful relationship.
The Nostra Aetate was an open call to the Church to dialogue with other world religions from a premise of an acknowledged existence of common grounds especially in relation to the other monotheistic faiths of the Abrahamic branch; Judaism and Islam. In relation to Islam we read:
‘The Church regards with esteem also the Muslims. They adore the one God, living and subsisting in Himself; merciful and all-powerful, the Creator of heaven and earth, who has spoken to men; they take pains to submit wholeheartedly to even His inscrutable decrees, just as Abraham, with whom the faith of Islam takes pleasure in linking itself, submitted to God. Though they do not
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