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

Cambridge Muslim College & John Templeton Foundation Religion & Science Conference 2018 ‘Artificial Intelligence and Consciousness’ 15th & 16th September 2018 Cambridge Muslim College is pleased to announce that registration for the 2018 Religion & Science Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Consciousness is now open. The conference, which will take place on 15th and 16th September 2018 at Trinity Hall, […]

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 […]

Cambridge Muslim College is organising a pre-Ramadan tour on how to prepare for this Blessed month. Talks have been arranged in Solihull (Birmingham), Barking (East London), Bradford and Manchester. Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad will be speaking at each venue. CMC lecturers Shaykh Yasser Qureshy and Shaykh Sohail Hanif will be speaking at some of the venues as will alumni of […]

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 […]

Cambridge Muslim College is delighted to announce that the 2018 Religion & Science conference will be held on 15th and 16th September 2018 at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. The conference is supported by the John Templeton Foundation and will focus on the fields of Artificial Intelligence and consciousness. For more information on the conference and how to submit an abstract, please […]