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Idris Tawfiq

Idris Tawfiq was a British writer, public speaker and consultant.He became a Muslim around 15 years ago.For many years, he was head of religious education in different schools in the United Kingdom.Before embracing Islam, he was a Roman Catholic priest.He passed away in peace in the UK in February 2016 after a period of illness.May Allah (SWT) have mercy on him, and accept his good deeds. Ameen.

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Prayer Is Better Than Sleep

Prayer Is Better Than Sleep

When young Muslims meet others for the first time and find out that they are Muslim, often one of the very first questions they ask each other is, “Do you pray?” It’s as if this is their touchstone to see if the person they have met is a real Muslim or not. Calling yourself Muslim …

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How Do We Communicate With God?

We can pretend with other people, we can fool everyone else, we can say nice things and appear to be such a good person. Allah knows everything about us. And even though He knows everything about us, He still wants to talk to us and listen; He still wants what is best for us. We don’t need to wear any masks…

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New Muslims have rights. They have the right first of all to be accepted fully into the Muslim community without question.

Stop Calling Me a Revert!

If we need to use a special term at all, why not talk about “New Muslims?” My own preference is to talk about those who have embraced Islam. It might take a couple of seconds longer to say, but it is a much friendlier term and it certainly shows that these brothers and sisters are welcome.

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For Muslims, in asking what Jesus would do, they are reminding themselves of what all Muslims are called to do and to be.

What Would Jesus Do?

Just as Muslims do, Christians have a great respect for Jesus. In fact, it is Jesus who is at the heart of their faith. The accounts of the life of Jesus given by the four gospel writers chosen by the early Church differ in many ways from what the Quran says about Jesus.

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