Khutab 2016

Khutbah Friday 4 November 2016: Water in Crisis by Imam Dr. A. Rashied Omar

  In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace 3rd Safar 1438 Imam A. Rashied Omar  Water in Crisis وَجَعَلْنَا مِنَ الْمَاءِ كُلَّ شَيْءٍ   We made from water every living thing (Q21:30) From the above Qur’anic verse from surah al-Anbiya (The Prophets), chapter 21, verse 30; we learn that Allah, the Most High, created water ... Read More »

THREE CIVIL SOCIETY EVENTS

  RESTITUTION   You are welcome to join me if you find the time and are so inclined. Kindly find the events listed below and adverts attached: 1) Diversity Summit – Good Hope Seminary High School – Saturday 9am – 10am 5th November 2016 (City Bowl High School initiative) 2) Restitution Conference – Castle of Good Hope – Thursday 1:30pm ... Read More »

Khutbah by Ihsaan Bassier delivered on Friday 21 October 2016

Khutbah by Ihsaan Bassier delivered on Friday 21 October 2016 Student perspectives on protests, free education and the urgency of decolonisation Repected Jamaah, shukran for letting me speak. I love this masjid because it is unapologetically political. We recognise that we are part of a system with structural injustice. We ask uncomfortable questions, of Islam, of ourselves, of society. Gender, ... Read More »

FRIDAY 21 OCTOBER 2016 – KHUTBAH – FREE DECOLONISED EDUCATION by IHSAAN BASSIER   In light of the ongoing student protests and the crisis in Higher Education, Ihsaan Bassier will share his perspectives on the primary demand of students for Free Decolonised Education.    KHUTBAH FEEDBACK DISCUSSION FORUM – WEDNESDAY 26 OCTOBER 2016, 8.30 pm On Wednesday 26 October, at 8.30 pm, in ... Read More »

CMRM welcomes the New Hijri lunar year 1438

CMRM welcomes the New Hijri lunar year 1438 and makes du`a that Allah, in his infinite Grace and Compassion will bless us and our families with good health, protect us from all calamities, and keep us busy in the new year with deeds that will draw us closer to Him and to each other, May Allah, accept our humble prayers ... Read More »

Friday 23 September – Pre Khutbah Lecture – Slavery in the Cape by Ebrahim Rhoda

Short video at end of article   Rebellion Islam at the Cape, according to Kerry Ward, was not an overtly political force and did not promote organised resistance to colonial rule. Resistance was rather embedded in religious and ceremonial practices of Islam as the main expression of an alternative religious faith to  Christianity, the faith of the VOC, the faith ... Read More »

Catholic-Muslim Relations: Setting the Record Straight

Catholic-Muslim Relations: Setting the Record Straight   On Wednesday morning 21 September 2016, Imam Rashied Omar, delivered a lecture on “The Toxic Political Theology of ISIS” at the Pius X Catholic Church Library Club in Plumstead. This lecture follows an earlier one that Imam Rashied delivered on the same topic at Our Lady Star of the Sea Harbour Church in ... Read More »