Timothy Winter (born 1960), also known as Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, is an English Sunni Muslim scholar, researcher, writer and academic. He is the Dean of the Cambridge Muslim College, Aziz Foundation Professor of Islamic Studies at both… Read More ›
Dr Tim Winter
It is tempting to say: America is Rome, Europe is Athens, while Islam is an endlessly troublesome Judea.
We Europeans are in fact in the middle of a difficult argument. We are constantly quarrelling with ourselves over definitions of belonging. We can unite to build an Airbus, but will we really unite around a moral or cultural ideal?… Read More ›
It should be underlined that Traditional Islam entails a rejection of the emotive anti-Westernism of the fundamentalists. It also entails an insistence that integration and harmony must take place on Islam’s terms; since non-Muslim think-tankers, social administrators and party politicians… Read More ›
So we are exiles from humanity’s current inhumanity, and from the desolating winds of atheistic post-normativity; we are not exiles from our good-hearted neighbours or their best traditions and motives; as the hadith says, ‘Wisdom is the lost riding-beast of… Read More ›
Someone asked me a very good question: I might post jucy extracts from time to time. He is very quotable.
Travelling Home: Essays on Islam in Europe Paperback – published on 3 June 2020 ‘Probably the most important book ever published by a European Muslim scholar. Traditionally enlightened, mercifully uncompromising with the truth, intellectually and spiritually challenging, these eleven… Read More ›
This is an extraordinary 5 minute clip
~ Christianity is responsible for the suffering of the Jews, because it was Christianity that veiled Jesus from them. ~ We prefer bigamy to duplicity. ~ Today’s believer is a disbeliever in most of what the disbeliever is a disbeliever… Read More ›