The Centre of Culture and Civilisation engages with the community in Cambridge on a weekly discussing different topics from culture to faith.
This exhibition took place 2019 in Cape Verde's National Auditorium at the capital city of Praia where we introduced the country to the Islamic Faith.
This exhibition took place 2020 at the Islamic University of Medina where we introduced the Portuguese culture and history.
Islamic heritage in Europe is a rich tapestry of history, culture, and influence that has left a lasting impact on the continent. Stretching back over a thousand years, this heritage includes contributions in various fields, from science and architecture to art and philosophy.
One of the most iconic examples of Islamic heritage in Europe is the Alhambra in Spain, a stunning palace complex showcasing exquisite Islamic architecture and design. Additionally, the Islamic Golden Age saw the translation of numerous classical texts into Arabic, preserving and transferring knowledge that would later become influential in Europe's Renaissance.
Throughout Europe, you can find mosques, historic buildings, and artifacts that stand as a testament to the contributions of Islamic civilization. The enduring legacy of Islamic heritage in Europe reminds us of the interconnectedness of cultures and the importance of preserving this shared history for future generations.
Reverts play a vital role in bridging the gap between the Muslim community and their local society. Their unique perspective and experiences contribute immensely to the wider community. When Muslims, including reverts, actively engage in outreach and humanitarian efforts, they not only fulfill their religious duty but also positively influence the perception of Islam.
By looking after the needs of the broader community, Muslims demonstrate the core values of compassion, charity, and unity that are central to Islam. This proactive involvement builds trust and breaks down stereotypes, showcasing the true essence of Islam as a religion that promotes peace, kindness, and goodwill. Reverts, in particular, exemplify the transformative power of faith and serve as living examples of Islam’s positive impact on individuals and communities alike. In this way, they play a crucial role in fostering understanding and tolerance in society.