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Embracing Otherness as the Prophetic Sunnah – Imam Khalid Latif

The Prophet’s ﷺ reality and his personal  relationships call to diversity; he was exposed to diverse people of gender, colour, age and ethnicity from a young age; this theme furthers throughout his ﷺ lifelong relationships. Imam Khalid Latif  invites us to meet such personages as Umm Ayman Baraka and engage with otherness through the lens of […]

Islamophobia is alive and well but are we capable of a compassionate, introspective response? Tanya Muneera Williams

On the 22nd of June 1948 the landscape of England changed in the most unprecedented way. The arrival of the empire Windrush from Jamaica to Tilby docks in Essex has been pinpointed as one of the biggest changes in post-war British history. It can also be said that the 500 or so passengers on board […]

What Role Does Culture Play in Islam?

Question: Could you please clarify what is the view of Islam regarding different peoples maintaining their native character and mentality, and being proud of them: I mean not in a bad way, which denies validity of other peoples, but simply appreciating what they have been given and cultivating it as their unique heritage? Does really […]

Video: True Religion Celebrates Diversity – Eid 2010 Sermon by Imam Zaid Shakir

True Religion Celebrates Diversity – Eid 2010 Sermon by Imam Zaid Shakir On the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr, Imam Zaid Shakir delivers a sermon on the theme of unity in diversity. Brought to you by Zaytuna College, www.zaytunacollege.org. Video Credit: Shafath Syed.