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Why We Started One of the Biggest Competitions for Muslim Creatives & Storytellers Ever

"There is an incredible amount of creativity in the Ummah, but it is not always appreciated let alone nurtured with the resources, mentoring and networking that it deserves."

Hero Worship: A Journey Between Rebellion and Depression

Hero worship – or at least the way we portray our historical figures – has been problematic, writes Dr Abid Mohammed. If we depict them as being superhuman individuals who never struggled in their lives, many Muslims will feel disconnected from their own heritage.

Current Affairs Featured Islamic Thought Non-News Opinion Propagation 15 Min Read

The Plagiarised Age of Superheroes

Some may be surprised to learn that while these movies garner successive awards for their purportedly sophisticated and innovative storylines, the inspiration for these stories are often the lives of prophets from scripture.

Editorials Featured Latest Islamic Opinion Propagation UK 5 Min Read

When the lights at Islam21c almost went off

From 9:30 BST tonight, every odd night we will be releasing the heart-touching stories of an unsuspecting British Muslim family...

The Cave of Refuge

Join Shaikh Abu Rumaysah journeying through the meanings of what we recite every Friday...

The Sleepers of the Cave

Tafsīr Sūrah al-Kahf – part 3 Verses 9-15 Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 أَمْ حَسِبْتَ أَنَّ أَصْحَابَ الْكَهْفِ وَالرَّقِيمِ كَانُوا مِنْ آيَاتِنَا عَجَبًا ﴿٩﴾ إِذْ أَوَى الْفِتْيَةُ إِلَى الْكَهْفِ فَقَالُوا رَبَّنَا آتِنَا مِن لَّدُنكَ رَحْمَةً وَهَيِّئْ لَنَا مِنْ أَمْرِنَا رَشَدًا ﴿١٠﴾ فَضَرَبْنَا عَلَىٰ آذَانِهِمْ

Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Propagation Scripture Videos 18 Min Read

Why does the Qur’an seem incoherent?

  Why does the Qur'an seem incoherent? Every communication has a purpose and an aim. If we read a textbook as an example, we know what the author is trying to get across. In fact, from the very title of the chapter and the introduction, it may be very clear.