Bilal Muhammad

Bilal Muhammad is a Fellow and Research Assistant at the Berkeley Institute for Islamic Studies. He is also an MA Candidate at the University of Ottawa Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, B.Ed at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, and Honors BA in Political Science and History at the University of Toronto. He is an educator and researcher based in Toronto, Canada.
zizek-peterson-muslim

The “debate of the century” was on capitalism, Marxism, and happiness. This essay aims to compare the points of these two viral intellectuals to the Islamic tradition.[...]

WDFardMuhammad

The identity of Master Fard Muhammad, the founder of the Nation of Islam, has puzzled scholars for decades. A new book by John Andrew Morrow may help us better determine his origins.[...]

jahiliyya prophethood

A cross-pollination of religious influences in pre-Islamic Arabia resulted in a budding monotheistic tradition and conception of prophethood.[...]

nation of islam

The Nation of Islam is often ostracized for being unorthodox and even heretical, yet Muslims of all denominations have much to learn from them.[...]

jordan peterson and islam

Jordan Peterson has been an invaluable addition to debates on modern controversies. Unfortunately, his views and claims about Islam and Islamic history have been far from nuanced and plays into the hands of anti-Muslim sentiments.[...]

adam's peak sri lanka

This article examines the early Islamic notion that Adam, the promulgator of the human species, descended to India from heaven. Readers are introduced to Adam's Peak, a mysterious mountain in Sri Lanka that is revered by some Muslims, Buddhists, [...]