St George – A Saint for Everyone

St George – A Saint for Everyone

23 Apr

Today is St George’s Day, which means that your local town centre has probably transformed into an array of red crosses and flags. And it’s the only day of the year that you...
We will not be divided

We will not be divided

22 Mar

New Horizons in British Islam joins the rest of the country in mourning the loss of innocent life from yet another shocking attack on our country. Our thoughts, our prayers and...
Rumi – a poet for our time

Rumi – a poet for our time

21 Mar

Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi - a Persian poet, a Sufi master and scholar of the Quran - may have been born 810 years ago (in 1207) but that hasn’t stopped his work from being...
What not to wear

What not to wear

14 Mar

This morning the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that companies could ban employees from wearing "any political, philosophical or religious sign". Under that description,...
Come to the table

Come to the table

My background isn’t Muslim. I’m not an academic nor am I an activist. So how is it that I am writing a blog for a Muslim organisation? My family is actually Hindu and Sikh...
Reformation or reform?

Reformation or reform?

10 Jan

Many have called for a Reformation within Islam. But what does this mean? Is it a meeker, milder and cuddlier brand of Islam – and will we get that through a Reformation? In...

Merry Christmas Everyone

22 Dec

Last month, The Sunday Times had a front page story, ‘Bosses told to bring back Christmas’, in which David Isaac, chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Commission...
Let’s Get Real About Integration

Let’s Get Real About Integration

05 Dec

The report of the Casey Review will come across to some Muslims as a bitter pill to swallow. But it is important to have an open and honest conversation about the issues it...

On St. George’s Day

22 Apr

This week we conducted a social experiment. In celebration of St. George’s Day, we walked around London asking members of the public questions about the origins of English...