Entries by AQ

Islam

Essentials of Aqida Dr Umar Faruq Abd-Allah presented this important series of five discourses on the essentials of Islamic aqida during the 2013 Al-Ghaz Retreatali in Los Rosales, Spain. The Four Imams and their Schools Gibril Fouad Haddad provides an in-depth study of the founders and leading students of the primary schools of jurisprudence in […]

A beginner's guide to Andalusian calligraphy

Barzakh Film A Beginners Guide to Andalusi Calligraphy. A beginner's guide to Andalusian calligraphy. Filmed in and around Orgiva and al-Andalus, and presenting interviews with Ian Whiteman and Emin Alzueta, this is the untold story of the only European calligraphic script used to write the Koran. Almost extinct, however, it was once part of the most […]

Gandhi and Islam

  Gandhi, Islam, and the Principles of Non-violence and Attachment to Truth by Dr. Karim Lahham ‘History,’ Lord Acton eleven said, ‘should be, not a burden on the memory, but an illumination of the soul.’ This implies the need for a synthesis of the historical flux into an intelligible form that can serve as a […]

The Vocational Society

by Dr. Karim Lahham A speech addressing the social philosophies and institutions, many of them common to Muslims and Christians, comprising a vocational and godly society.

The Road to Mecca

Book Review by A. Razzaq Pérez Fernández The Way of Mesa by Muhammad Asad / Translation: A. Razzaq Pérez Fernández This work is the spiritual biography of Muhammad Asad, Austrian journalist, writer and traveler, born in 1900 in the city of Lvov, then part of the Austro-Hungarian empire and today in Ukraine. The son of […]

Pearls of faith

Book Review by Ian Whiteman Pearls of the Faith by British Victorian journalist and traveller Sir Edwin Arnold. First published in 1884 Pearls of the Faith was an attempt to present Islam in an appealing and intelligent manner to a world steeped in prejudice and colonial disdain for Islam. When I first saw the text […]

Calligraphy

MATS ABDELKARIM CEDERBERG Calligraphy and Islamic art in several mediums produced in Argiva by Abdelkarim Cederberg.

Carpentry

— Floorshapes Carpentry Bespoke mezzanines, storage solutions, flooring and furniture designed and produced in Argiva by Michael Wheeler. Floorshapes

The Four Imams

Four Schools of Law The Four Imams and their Schools by Gibril Fouad Haddad One of many books on traditional Islam typeset and designed by CWDM in Orgiva, The Four Imams and their Schools provides an in-depth study of the founders and leading students of the primary schools of jurisprudence in Islam. “THE GREAT EDIFICE […]

Aqida

Essentials of Aqida Dr Umar Faruq Abd-Allah presented this important series of five discourses on the essentials of Islamic aqida during the 2013 Al-Ghaz Retreatali in Los Rosales, Spain. (Please note that there are some brief sound quality issues throughout the course that are usually quickly corrected so please be patient!)