Bismillahir Rahmānir Raheem. "We are neither Sunni, Shia nor Ibadi (the third intellectual branch of Islam that is often overlooked). Just Muslim. Instead, our parents raised us to use the Qur'an only and form our own ideas in regards to faith from there." There is … Continue reading ع: Intellectual Exploration, and One Eternal Source of Truth.
Bismillahir Rahmānir Raheem. “My aunts call me an extremist. Because I wear the hijāb and support Palestine.”* ز [an Arabic letter. ‘Z’] lives in South-East London. Born to a white British mother and an Egyptian (Muslim, but not practising) father, seventeen-year-old she accepted Islam earlier … Continue reading ز: The Seventeen-Year-Old Londoner who came to Islam.
Yesterday I went on a long walk, from my home in East London (well, more specifically: where East- begins to coalesce into Central-. Literally: one side council flats, the other side yachts and such) all the way to London Central Mosque: a gorgeously-designed (Masha Allah) … Continue reading Journey to the Heart of London / Islam