The MDI Debate on whether European Human Rights can tolerate Sharia and other religious laws is now available to watch. On the 10th of April 2013, a debate was held on whether European Human Rights could incorporate the rights of religions and their practices. A Rabbi, Human Rights Lecturer, Atheist Humanist and a Muslim debated the… Read More ›
Watch Sister Zara Faris and Head of the Green Party, and Feminist campaigner Natalie Bennett debate in the exciting, thought provoking and contentious MDI debate on Feminism – which is now up online! The debate features a strong intellectual discussion on Feminism and a discussion on Islam as a distinct and viable alternative. The audience… Read More ›
Was Muhammed foretold in the Bible? – MDI speaker Zakir Hussein vs Australian Christian apologist, Samuel Green, at Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland 13th February 2013.
Jesus in Islam and Christianity – Lord Rowan Williams and Paul Williams discusses and debates the message of Jesus
On Thursday 21st February Paul Williams, representing MDI, shared a platform at Cambridge University with the former Archbishop of Canterbury and head of the worldwide Anglican Communion, Lord Williams, to discuss Jesus in Islam and Christianity.
The debate video is now uploaded of my debate with the Christian reverend and experienced anti-Islam debater, Samuel Green, on the topic ‘The Message of the Prophets’ (whether Christianity or Islam continues the consistent message of the Jewish Prophets). I haven’t done a Christianity debate in three years, and enjoyed revisiting the topic. I especially… Read More ›
The video of the BBC 1 programme ‘The Big Questions’, that I attended on the 6th January 2013, is now uploaded on youtube. The topics that I participated in, were on Capitalism and a second on the Christian Holy Spirit. I originally was invited by the show’s researchers to provide a non-Christian perspective on the… Read More ›
The MDI Public Debate: Abraham, Isaac, Ishmael and the covenant – a debate between Zakir Hussain and David Wood
Our debate on the 28th November 2012, on the issue of Abraham, Isaac, Ishmael and the covenant is now available for online. The debate was between Zakir Hussain and David Wood, on Birmingham Library.
Our recent debate on 29th November 2012 on the issue of whether Islam is a threat to modern society is now available for viewing here:
In July 2012, Paul Williams (MDI) debated Chris Green (Vice-President of Oakhill Christian Theological College, UK) to a large audience in East London Mosque, on the topic of whether Jesus was God, or a Human Prophet. Two weeks ago (20th Nov), the same two met again for a ‘second round’ debating the same subject in… Read More ›
The interesting debate video for the Freedom of Speech Debate in light of the recent Islamophobic “Innocence of Muslims” film, that took place in King’s College London on 25th October 2012 – is now up, enjoy the debate – with good quality sound!
As promised, here is the video of the big panel debate on Freedom of Speech held at Keele University (UK) on 23rd October 2012. Enjoy the discussion and pay attention to the the arguments used, as Inshallah these may inform your own discussions on the matter. I argued that freedom of speech should be for… Read More ›
The video of the MDI debate last week, is now up. See Sami Zaatari and american Christian apologist, James White debate on the intriguing topic of: “Was Jesus Crucified?”
The video of last week’s debate, “Is Muhammed Prophesied in the Bible?” featuring James White debating Zakir Hussain, is now up:
MDI London debate: Jesus of Nazareth: was he a Muslim prophet or incarnate deity of Christian faith?
On the 9th of July 2012, Paul Williams of the Muslim Debate Initiative held a “historic” debate with the Reverend Chris Green, Vice Principal of Oak Hill Theological College. The topic of discussion centred on Jesus: just who was he? Was he God? Was he God incarnate? And did he come to die for the sins of… Read More ›
In my view Sadat Anwar delivered an outstanding defence of the Muslim perspective on Jesus. He and his wife Dr Tabassum Hussain lead the Muslim Debate Initiative in Canada. I look forward to seeing more of him in the future inshallah…
Tommy Robinson (EDL) vs Abdullah al Andalusi TV debate – Does Islam equal terrorism? (25th May 2013)
Last week MDI’s Abdullah al Andalusi debated Tommy Robinson (leader of the English Defence League) on the TV Channel ‘Vox Africa TV’ on the subject “Is Islam synonymous with Terrorism?” Other partipants included Raza Nadim from MPAC, Carlos Cortigliaa from the BNP, and Paul Salahuddin Armstrong from The Association of British Muslims. It was a good discussion, and Abdullah al Andalusi had… Read More ›
MDI’s debate with Jay Smith is now available for viewing. The topic of discussion surrounding this debate was the relevance of Muhammad and Jesus within modern day societies, from both a Muslim, and Christian Perspective.
Hot off the press MDI America’s latest debate Guest Speakers: Donald Wolan – Pastor and Mission Team Leader of Downriver Christian Community Church in Melvindale, MI Shadid Lewis – Convert to Islam, member of the Muslim Debate Initiative & President of the Hampton Islamic Center in Hampton, VA
Islam and Reformation: What is the way forward? 16th March 2012 School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS) Can Islamic civilisation be revived? What are the solutions for the problems in the Muslim world? Does Islam need reformation? Should Muslims borrow from Western Political systems? What is the way forward? Witness two speakers, with radically… Read More ›
The public debate on the Problem of Evil debating questions on why it exists, and why God allows it’s existance in the Universe. Welcome to the public debate. Sami Zaatari – International Speaker and member of Muslim Debate Initiative. Debates Farhan Qureshi – American Ex-Qadiyani Agnostic speaker on Eastern Philosophy and Universalism. ————————————– – -… Read More ›
Do sinners deserve to go to Hell forever? Will only one group of people be saved, and the rest damned? Should finite sins merit eternal punishment? Should God punish those who reject him? Is Hell Just? Welcome to the public debate. Wednesday, 18th January 2012 Abrar House, 45 Crawford Place, London Guests: Abdullah Al Andalusi… Read More ›
MDI Australia member, Abdullah Kunde debates Dr James White, of Alpha & Omega Ministries. Debate filmed 17/09/2011 at UNSW, Sydney, Australia.