Programme Description How do we foster genuine connectedness? How do we authentically relate to those around us, to our families, to ourselves and to God? How can we be mindful of our interactions and honour the potential for growth in each moment? How do we navigate the difficulties modern life imposes on our interactions? In a time of hyperconnectivity but […]

Suggestions for Muslim marriages in a Da’wa context by Abdal Hakim Murad, Dean Cambridge Muslim College 1. Notes for imams In the new multicultural Britain we find that imams and other celebrants are increasingly being asked to provide marriage ceremonies which can make a good impression on non-Muslim friends and relatives. Planning their marriages, young Muslims often feel that the modern Arab, […]

How Islamic is ‘Islamic Studies’? The Troubled History of an Academic Discipline by Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, Dean of Cambridge Muslim College and Aziz Foundation Professor in Islamic Studies,    Listen or Download from SoundCloud

CMC Newsletter – November 2018

Our latest newsletter has just been published, featuring updates on our Diploma and the College’s exciting new Four-Year Programme, together with news from students, staff, and coverage of recent milestones in the College’s path to ongoing growth and expansion. CMC Newsletter – November 2018 / Safar 1440

Aziz Foundation Distinguished Lecture by Aziz Foundation Professor in Islamic Studies, Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, Dean of Cambridge Muslim College Lecture title: How Islamic is ‘Islamic Studies’? The Troubled History of an Academic Discipline Date: Mon 19 November 2018, Time: 17:30 – 20:00 GMT Lecture start: 18:30 LOCATION: Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E REGISTER HERE

Welcome to Cambridge Muslim College’s Ramadan Moments with Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad. As part of our Ramadan Campaign 2018, Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, Aziz Professor and Dean of Cambridge Muslim College, is delivering a series of reflective moments throughout this blessed month. Make sure to subscribe to our email list so you don’t miss out on any of the series. May your Ramadan […]

*New* Weekend Qur’an Workshop 12 -13 May

A Close Reading of ‘The Story of the Qur’an: Its History and Place in Muslim Life’, Dr Ingrid Mattson In preparation for Ramadan, we will read together Dr. Mattson’s book, exploring the history of the Qur’an, how it was revealed and compiled, its major themes, how it has shaped Muslim cultures and values, the history of its interpretation, and how it […]

Islamic norms affect two major types of activities: acts of worship (‘ibādāt) and social activities (mu‘ammalāt). Rules pertaining to social activities are understood to be based upon rationales which can often be discovered and whose overriding purpose is to promote benefits (maṣāliḥ) and to minimize harms (mafāsid) in society. Most activities have the potential to cause some harm and to create […]

*Bosnia Heritage Tour* August 2018

PACKAGE INCLUDES 4-star hotels with breakfast and three dinners Airport transfers (Sarajevo only); any other city can be arranged at an additional charge Local Muslim tour guides Entrance fees to main sights Daily lectures by international and local scholars REGISTER ON WAIT LIST MORE INFORMATION Please read through the FAQs and Terms and Conditions. Because of the high volume of enquiries it might take longer to […]

Spring Term 2018 – Lectures & Classes

Registration information: All classes are free of charge to attend at the College. Space is limited, please register in advance. Classes are organised as a series. Participants are encouraged to attend each session. You must register for each session individually. Registering for one class does not put you on the attendance list for all classes. Evening classes are 45 minutes […]

Upcoming programmes…April 2018

Check out our upcoming programmes this April… Spiritual Wellness and Mindful Resilience, 7 & 8 April 2018 Islamic Approaches to Psychology and Psychotherapy, 8 – 13 April 2018 Creating Islamic Geometric Patterns with Modular Systems (Beginners), 16 – 21 April 2018   For more information please contact Amara at as@cambridgemuslimcollege.org.  

Winter Term 2018 – Lectures & Classes

Registration information: All classes are free of charge to attend at the College. Space is limited, please register in advance. Classes are organised as a series. Participants are encouraged to attend each session. You must register for each session individually. Registering for one class does not put you on the attendance list for all classes. TUESDAY Al-Nawawī’s Forty Prophetic Reports […]

Autumn Term 2017 – Evening & Weekend Classes

MONDAY Principles of Islamic Spirituality Taught by: Najah Nadi This class introduces selected aphorisms from a standard primer of Islamic Spirituality, Principles of Islamic Spirituality (Qawāʿid al-taṣawwuf) by the Moroccan jurist Aḥmad ibn Zarrūq (d. 899/1493). The text is written with the objective of “introducing the principles of Islamic Spirituality in a manner that integrates the sacred law (sharīʿa) with the Divine truth […]

Poetry Weekend (August 2017)

Outer and Inner Visions of Poetry 11 – 13 August 2017 This is a weekend programme based at Cambridge Muslim College, designed for creative writers of poetry. The programme combines writing time, discussion, and readings from different genres of poetry. A tutor will discuss poetic devices and terms using poems from Islamic literary tradition, as well as English literature. Participants […]

This two-day programme will explore questions related to gender from the perspective of two intellectual traditions: Western liberalism and the Islamic tradition. In particular, we will highlight the underlying moral visions of these two traditions, considering such questions as: What presuppositions about human nature and the good life does it promote? What kind of human self does it seek to […]

Cambridge Muslim College is again delighted to offer its five-day programme, introducing Western-trained mental health professionals to the philosophy and methodology of psychology from an Islamic perspective.  Those successfully completing the programme will be awarded a Certificate in Attendance on Islamic Approaches to Psychology & Psychotherapy. For further information and full course details, please click here: Islamic Approaches to Psychology […]