April 17, 2016

Today, the Delaware Council on Global and Muslim Affairs facilitated an extraordinary dialog between its Youth Forum and the youth group at St. Barnabas Episcopalian Church. The Church hosted the dialogue at its beautiful location in a very friendly environment. Exchanges like these, between young people of different faiths, are essentially to ensure that our children grow up with a deeper understanding of each other’s faiths and also with an appreciation of what is common and shared between their traditions…. Read more

April 3, 2016

Please click on the screen to watch the entire Khutbah. In this Friday Khutbah (Sermon) I lamented how in just the past thirty days Muslim terrorists killed hundreds of people in dozens of attacks in over ten countries. Ironically one of the websites tracking these attacks was called ‘the religion of peace’! It was becoming increasingly difficult to defend the claim that Islam is a religion of peace when facts like this belie our assertions. After all actions speak louder than… Read more

March 22, 2016

“By Allah, he is not a believer! By Allah, he is not a believer! By Allah, he is not a believer. One whose neighbour does not feel safe from his evil” — Prophet Muhammad. A Muslim response to the terror attacks in Brussels Once again terrorism has rocked a major global city. The Center of global Diplomacy and global governance, Brussels, was rocked by terrorist attacks, claimed by ISIS that have killed at least 30 and injured over 200. Globalization has… Read more

March 20, 2016

Those who remember Allah while standing, sitting and lying on their sides, and reflect on the creation of the heavens and the earth [and say], ‘Our Lord, you have not created all this in vain, exalted are You, save us from the punishment of the fire (Quran 3:191). In 1998, while still a doctoral student at Georgetown University, I had organized and hosted a philosophy conference titled Contemporary Muslim Philosophers Conference (you can read a report on this conference here)… Read more

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