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Spiritual Activism: Lauren Booth’s RIS Experience

Lauren Booth tells her experience at the annual Reviving the Islamic Spirit (RIS) convention held in Canada from Friday, December 21st through Sunday, December 23rd at the Metro Toronto Convention Center in the heart of downtown Toronto. Mosaic Nation Canada prides itself on being a nation that’s a cultural mosaic rather than a cultural mélange. …

The Future Is in Our Youth: RIS Convention

The Future Is in Our Youth: RIS Convention

This year I attended the RIS convention in Toronto for the first time. It is one of North America’s largest Islamic conferences, where Muslims from all over the world gather to hear renowned scholars, listen to fantastic nasheed artists and see what great goods they can buy from Muslim sellers. I was excited to listen …

Lauren Booth at RIS Convention: The Conscious Heart in N. America

TORONTO – The usual threats of hellfire poured onto my screen, when I mentioned on Insta I would be attending Reviving the Islamic Spirit (RIS) 2018, Toronto, Canada. The annual conference is one of the largest gatherings of Muslims in North America. Its name reflects the organizers’ aim to create a large-scale event attempting to …

Prominent American Intellectual Calls on Youth to Be the Hope

TORONTO – Dr. Cornel West called on Muslim youth to live up to their faith and be resilient in the face of the current challenges in the world. He made this remark at the recently concluded Reviving Islamic Spirit (RIS) Convention in Toronto. “Piety means that you are connected to the sources of good in …

RIS Begins in Toronto with Promise to Be a Transformative Experience

TORONTO – Thousands of Muslims have started arriving in Toronto from across North America and around the world on Friday for the Reviving the Islamic Spirit (RIS) Annual Convention being held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in the heart of the city’s downtown core. The convention attendees will be in for a transformative experience …

Muslims Set to Gather in Toronto for Annual RIS Convention

TORONTO – The largest annual convention of North American Muslims is set to start this weekend in Toronto and the organizers are promising the audience a transformational experience. “This year, we are attempting to deliver a transformational experience for our audience and speakers alike, with what we have dubbed as ‘RIS Reimagined’,” said the organizers. …

Should A Revived Islamic Spirit In the UK Scare You?

Last weekend saw the UK premiere of the Canadian success story ‘Reviving the Islamic Spirit’ (RIS). This hit tour is now in its 14th year, combining esteemed religious speakers and praiseful performances, reflecting on the realities of life in the Western context.

RIS Shines in Birmingham for the First Time

In its first ever tour in the UK, Reviving the Islamic Spirit (RIS) convention held its second event on Saturday, July 15, at Birmingham’s Repertory Theatre, the event attended by around two thousand guests, mostly Muslim youth.

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