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Thoughts on Gavin Ashenden’s Critique Over Michael Curry Royal Wedding Invitation To Preach

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May 21, 2018

Reverend Dr Gavin Ashenden (GA)  has been spilling a bit of cyber-ink over Michael Curry’s speech at the royal wedding. I’ve responded with a few thoughts to some select comments which grabbed my attention. GA: And at one level, the choice was brilliant. Michael Curry is a gifted preacher and black. What a great way… Read More ›

Church Member Throws Shade At Meghan Markle’s Marriage – St Nicholas Church Tooting Member

Recently, CJ Davis of St Nicholas Church in Tooting was hypothetically asked if he would conduct the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. There was no answer as far as I was aware, perhaps he had not read the article in which the question was posed. However, on the day of the wedding, a… Read More ›

Bilal Ibn Rabah: Tortured By The Polytheists Of Quraysh

Bilal Ibn Rabah, also known among the early Muslims as Bilal al-Habashi was a close companion of the Prophet Muhammed (p). Bilal was one of the first people who had embraced Islam during the early Makkan period. He was also one of the first people to get persecuted. He was relentlessly tortured by his master… Read More ›

Quraysh Threatening To Kill The Prophet For Teaching Monotheism

The Quraysh polytheists threatened to kill the Prophet Muhammed (P) for teaching Monotheism and speaking the truth about the idols and their forefathers [1]: ‘O Abu Talib, your nephew has cursed our gods, insulted our religion, mocked our way of life and accused our forefathers of error; either you must stop or you must let… Read More ›

Uqba Ibn Abi Mu’ait Attempted To Murder Prophet Muhammed

Uqba bin Abi Muayt is portrayed by critics as an innocent Qurayshi polytheist who did not deserve to be dealt with in the battle of Badr. In the following historical sources, we provide dozen or more historical reports where Uqba attempted to murder the Prophet Muhammed (p). Other times where he didn’t succeed in the… Read More ›

From Persecutor To Defender: Umar Ibn al-Khattab’s Early Days

Umar Ibn al-Khattab was an arch enemy of the Prophet Muhammed (p). His intention one day was to head over to where Muhammed (p) was and murder him. Before he headed over to murder the Prophet, he was inquired by Nu’aym as to where he was going. Umar responded by saying he intended to put… Read More ›

Abu Dharr al-Ghifari’s Persecution In The Hands Of Quraysh

Abu Dharr was a close companion of Prophet Muhammed (p). In the early days of Makkah the Muslims were forbidden from declaring or talk about their new faith  of Islam, to the idolaters. The idolaters hated those who believed in One God and Muhammed being His Messenger. As such, anyone who were to be found… Read More ›

An Enquiry In To The Destruction Of The Grand Alexandrian Library

DTT: We have previously written on the Alexandrian Library, which can be seen here: “The Myth Of Umar Ibn Al-Khattab: Burning The Library Of Alexandria“   Shaykh Allama Shibli Nomani (1857 – 1914) Of the many mistaken notions that at one time arose in Europe in relation to the history of Islam, and still continue… Read More ›

Unnamed Muslim Woman Tortured By Quraysh Idolaters

In Makkah, a unnamed Muslim woman was tortured  for being accused of stealing. The polytheists even touched and searched her private parts: Narrated `Aisha: A black lady slave of some of the Arabs embraced Islam and she had a hut in the mosque. She used to visit us and talk to us, and when she… Read More ›

Umar Ibn Al-Khattab Attacked For Publicly Declaring That He Became A Muslim

In the early Makkan period, Umar Ibn Al-Khattab got attacked for publicly declaring that he believed in Islam. This incident is recorded by the early biographer, Ibn Ishaq (704 – 768 AD): “Nafi freedman of Abdullah b. Umar on the authority of Ibn Umar said: ‘When my father Umar became a Muslim he said, ‘Which… Read More ›

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