Thursday, February 28, 2008

Islam in the English vernacular

One of the challanges facing Muslims in Britain is language. How to find a natural language for engagement? Some have turned to identity politics, but a new type of language is emerging. Two examples include the writings of Umar Abdallah of the Nawawi Foundation (which can be found here) and the thoughts of Abdal Hakim Murad for radio 4's 'Thought for the Day' slot (which can be found here).