Abdal Hakim Murad

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad on “British Happy Muslims” video and Dawah

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad on “British Happy Muslims” video and Dawah

Clarification: On the boundaries of da’wa

Abdal-Hakim Murad, May 2014

Allahumma salli ala sayyidina Muhammadin wa-alihi wa-sahbihi wa-sallim

As-salamu alaykum.

Around two weeks have passed since the ‘Happy British Muslims’ video was posted on YouTube, and our community has found itself sadly confused and divided. The makers of the film, whoever they may be, have clearly come under heavy fire as well as receiving fulsome compliments. Praise and blame have come from Muslims and non-Muslims alike, and the complexity of the matter has been compounded by the fact that extreme Islamophobes, and some members of our community, seem to dislike the film in equal measure. This is singular in itself; but beneath the sound and fury it is still clear that the clip has reached and softened some non-Muslims, and also some Muslims who have grown alienated from the community; and this should be registered with care. More

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad Releases Nursery Rhyme Book for Children: “Montmorency’s Book of Rhymes”

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad Releases Nursery Rhyme Book for Children: “Montmorency’s Book of Rhymes”

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad (T.J. Winter) has written a book called, “Montmorency’s Book of Rhymes” for children based on Islam. It’s selling for $22.95 at Kinza Acadmey and Firdous Books.

Join dear Montmorency as he indulges his sweet tooth, the Pasha of Salonica whose family fears for his health, Aisha Featherstone-Pugh who is having trouble with her ablutions, and the Masjid Mouse from Merry Lane who never forgets his prayers in a delightful collection of rhymes relayed in the style of the classics.

Using rich and vibrant language, T.J. Winter (Abdal Hakim Murad) transports us to a fabulous world of unforgettable characters while Anne Yvonne Gilbert brings the rhymes to life through her heartwarming illustrations, ensuring this book its place as a treasured classic for children.

A Kinza Press Publication

Source: Kinza Academy