Abrar Meetings

Abrar Meetings

Abrar Meetings

Open Discussions in association with Gulf Cultural Club Tuesday, 2nd June 2020 India; Largest democracy tainted by extremist excesses * Lord Ahmed of Rotherham (Member of the House of Lords) Annexation of Kashmir by India ** Phillip Bennion (former Member of ...
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Open Discussions in association with Gulf Cultural Club Ramadan experience during lockdown: Self-realisation through worship in seclusion [Speakers via Webex] Wednesday, 6th May 2020   * Shaykh Arif Abdulhussain (religious scholar) **Soraya Boyd (Humanist activist) ***Dr Aly El Kabbany (coronavirus survivor, writer and political ...
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Open Discussions in association with  Gulf Cultural Club Open Society and Islam A paradigm shift: towards strengthening humanity and faith Tuesday 10th March 2020 Speaker: Ali Azam Discussant: Syed Mohsin Abbas Chairman: Shabbir Razvi   Muslims in the West are being perceived as ...
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Open Discussions in association with the Gulf Cultural Club Tuesday, 17th December 2019 What makes a good Christian?   * Rev. Dr. Reynaldo Leão Neto (Methodist superintendent minister) ** Sayed Hashem Moosavi (Director, Islamic Centre of England) ***Dr Theodora Hawksley ...
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Open Discussions/ Gulf Cultural Club   Prophet Mohammad: Leadership, spirituality and human reform   *Samina Akram (Islamic Finance specialist) ** Karen Dabrowska (journalist, political analyst and author) ***Mariam Bakir (lawyer and social activist)   Mohammad was born in a community ...
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Open Discussions/ Gulf Cultural Club   Faith community and public hardship Austerity, Brexit and fallout of conflict   *Syed Mohsin Abbas (Broadcaster, journalist and political analyst) ** Dr Aly El Kabbany (writer and political analyst) ***Julian Bond (Grants ...
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Open Discussions/ Gulf Cultural Club   The Karbala epic: Personal reflections  With *Father Frank Gelli (Priest, author) **Mariam Al Rufay’ei (PhD researcher)   In the year 680 AD Prophet Mohammad’s grandson, Hussain, declared his rejection of the Umayyad ...
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Open Discussions in association with Gulf Cultural Club Tuesday, 20th August 2019 Speakers: *Mohammad Umar (author, novelist) ** Stephen Sizer (priest, researcher) *** Raza Kazim (Islamic Human Rights Commission) Nigeria is one of the largest African countries but has been ...
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Open Discussions in association with Gulf Cultural Club Tuesday, 23rd July 2019   Speakers *Dr Kate Godfrey-Faussett (Social activist ) ** Robin Marsh (Secretary-General for the Universal Peace Federation) *** Dr Fuad Nahdi (Executive Director of the Radical ...
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Open Discussions/ Gulf Cultural Club Fasting, morality and spirituality Tuesday, 14th May 2019 *Dr Imran Panjwani (Academic) **Father Ishac Tuza (Priest at the Syriac Orthodox Church, London) *** Dr Rebecca Masterton (academic, author and Islamic scholar)   Fasting during the month ...
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