Understanding Islam: Standing before God

The second series of Understanding Islam TV programmes, called Standing before God, is available on YouTube by following the links on the “UI course” button on this website, then the “Standing before God” page.  All twelve articles for this series have been compiled together and are available by clicking on the “Written Resources” button and then the “Books” page.  To view this compilation, you can also click on the link below:

Understanding Islam: Standing before God

Understanding Islam: The Big Picture

The first series of Understanding Islam TV programmes, called The Big Picture, is available on You Tube by following the links on the “UI course” button on this website, then the “Big Picture” page.  All twelve articles for this series have been compiled together and are available by clicking on the “Written Resources” button and then the “Books” page.  To view this compilation, you can also click on the link below:

Big Picture

Introduction to UI Course

Please click to download the PDF Introduction to the UI course

The first series of twelve episodes of the course is complete.  The video for each episode and a set of notes in pdf format can be found by clicking here.

The Second series of twelve episodes of the course is complete. The video for each episode and a set of notes in pdf format can be found by clicking here.

The Third series is currently underway. As each becomes available, the notes and videos can be found by clicking here.

A Common Word: five years on

In October 2007, an Open Letter (www.acommonword.com) was sent, signed by 138 Muslim religious leaders, to a range of Christian leaders inviting them to come to work together to build peace between Christians and Muslims on the basis of a verse of the Qur’an (Q. 3:64). This was a significant Muslim initiative in Christian-Muslim relations. Five years on, this reading guide is offered to readers to help unpack some of the context, content and complexity of A Common Word and to indicate points on which Christians might like to reflect in thinking of an appropriate response. To read more, click on the link below

ACW five years on