Some time ago I blogged about a video by Alexandra Huddleston, 333 Saints: A Life of Scholarship Under Threat The good news is that Alexandra is now ready to publish her work on this subject with magnificent photos. The photo included in this post is one of the many beautiful images she has captured. This … Continue reading
I found this excellent lecture on the blog Abdur Rahman’s Corner which Abdur Rahman found in turn at Ismailimail It is moving and enlightening. I have great respect for Dr. Reza Shah-Kazemi and I found this lecture very beneficial.
This is a fictional discussion on the nature of language that I wrote a few years ago. It’s part of a novel in progress that has been having rather a long holiday! “Let’s look at language as an example.” Dan stood up, swivelled his chair around and sat astride with his elbow resting on the … Continue reading
You turned and pointed, and when I looked in the direction You were indicating I saw a vast horizon of which I was unaware before. We stood at a great height and from here the distant sea was visible with its sparkling reflections of light. On the shoreline I discerned a boat waiting to set … Continue reading
For a while I once lived in Andalucia and I used to write a regular journal on this blog that viewed life from a Sufi perspective. I’ve been back in the UK for four years now and I’m busy writing my PhD thesis on Sufism in Israel. What I miss most about Andalucia is the … Continue reading
“In light of recent events UPF is pleased today to engage in a major effort to expand the impact of this film, and is taking the following steps. Launch of MuhammadFilm.tv featuring the entire Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet film online at no cost as well as a 5 minute overview of his legacy”. Either click on the … Continue reading