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The Pride Guide

As June is considered to be Pride Month, it’s the time of year to discover a plethora of statements, values and beliefs shared via various mediums regarding LGBTQ sentiments. For Muslims looking for a response to some of the ideas stemming from the LGBTQ community, here’s a short guide to help you deal with some challenging questions and statements… ‘Love […]

Al Kindi - Father of Perfumery

The Father of Modern Perfumery – Al-Kindi

Full name: Abu Yusuf Yaqub ibn Ishaq al-Sabbah al-Kindi Born: About 801 in Kufa, Iraq Died: 873 Most influential work: Wrote more than 361 works on a variety of subjects including ‘The Book of the Chemistry of Perfume and Distillations’ Al-Kindi was an encyclopaedic man, working as a physician, mathematician, geometer, chemist, logician and astronomer. A son of the governor […]

Al Jazari - Mechanical Genius - Help for Reverts

Al-Jazari: The Mechanical Genius

Continuing with our series of fascinating Muslim inventors, let’s take a brief look at the great Al-Jazari (may Allah be pleased with him) Full name: Badi’al-Zaman Abu al’-Izz Isma’il bal-Razzaz al-Jazari Born: Birth date not known; he served the Artuq kings of Diyarbakir (now in southeast Turkey) from 1174 to 1200. Died: Not known Most influential work: ‘The Book of […]

I'm a revert...make me famous!

I’m a revert! #makemefamous

In our recent post, we looked at how and why Mosques have failed reverts in their duty. We’re carrying on with a wider look at how the Muslim community, in particular the online Muslim community are setting up reverts to fail… You may have heard of the famous proverb, “There’s no such thing as bad publicity.” Whilst this has aged, […]

Have Mosques failed reverts?

Have Mosques failed Reverts?

To save you time, the answer to this question is: yes. However, let’s explore some ideas as to why we’ve come to this conclusion. The lack of Da’wah given to for non- Muslims… It all starts here. Scholars and associated members of the Mosque must give more attention to inviting non-Muslims to Islam. This can be done in the form […]