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Duties of Proximity: Towards a Theology of Neighbourliness

Duties of Proximity: Towards a Theology of Neighbourliness – Dr. Arif Nayed  In this paper, Aref Nayed argues that the way to improve societal relations and promote peace within and between communities is by developing the theological concepts of “neighbourliness” and “proximity”. Dr Aref Ali Nayed is a Libyan Islamic scholar and the Libyan Ambassador to […]

The Seven Qur’anic Principles of Coexistence, by Shaykh Faid Said

What is the role of religion in preventing conflict and promoting sustainable peace? Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said made these compelling remarks at a United Nations conference on this issue. He said: Allah said in the Qur’an the main purpose of religion is to bring happiness to people, not to make life difficult for them. People often speak about […]

Cook Food For Others (30 Days, 30 Deeds), by Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

Cook Food For Others, by Ustadh Amjad Tarsin 30 Days, 30 Deeds Sacred Acts to Transform the Heart Every night, our scholars in residence explore one simple deed that could have far reaching spiritual impact on our lives – and the lives of others. Every day we’ll make the intention to put that teaching into […]