Day twenty-six – Laylat al-Qadr

Laylad al-Qadr means ‘night of power’. It is a very special time for Muslims as it specifically commemorates the giving of the first verses of the Qur’an to Muhammad.

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Day twenty-five – Our ministry

Today we remember the ministry of Arab World Media, praying for our teams and the work they do…

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Day twenty-four – Arab world fashion quiz

Today we reassess with a quiz about fashion in the Arab world…

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Day twenty-three – How should the church respond to Muslims?

This subject could take us in several different directions, but today, as we reconsider, we’ll look at how the church should respond from where it is. We begin by looking at an example…

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Day twenty-two – History of Islam, part two

After Muhammad died, one of the first questions to be answered was ‘Who will now be the leader of the Muslims?’ One group said that, while returning from pilgrimage to Mecca, Muhammad had appointed his son-in-law, Ali, as his successor. But on the other hand, when he was ill, Muhammad had appointed his father-in-law, Abu Bakr, to lead the prayers, and since he was the most senior, another group supported him.

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