MDI speaker Shadid Lewis debates Christian apologist C.L. Edwards on the topic of what the Messiah is. Muslim and Christians believes Jesus (Isa [a.s.]) to be the Messiah, but Christians believe Jesus is also God. So the question is, where do Christians get that idea from, is it from the Bible, or their own doctrines… Read More ›
MDI speaker Shadid Lewis debates Christian apologist C.L. Edwards on whether the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) is foretold in the Bible?
MDI is proud to feature a video of a debate held in University of New South Wales (Australia) on 26th September 2014, between MDI member, Faraz Nomani and Atheist and professor, Dr Peter Slezak. With the onset of modernity, religion has been increasingly pushed out of the public sphere as something of the past. However,… Read More ›
On 9th October 2014, I was invited to attend the National University of Ireland, Galway to debate ‘Is Islam a Religion of Peace?’. The event was hosted by the National University of Ireland, Galway ‘Literary & Debate Society’. The official motion ‘This House believes that Islam is a religion of peace’ was passed by the vast majority of… Read More ›
On April 11, 2014 in Scarborough, Ontario, CANADA, Sadat Anwar (MDI Canada) and Alex Kerimli (RCCM) debated the trustworthiness of today’s Torah. The Torah is a book used by Jews and Christians to base much of their theology upon. The Quran mentions that the preservation of the original word of God as came to the Hebrews,… Read More ›
Debate Video: Feminism vs Islam ‘Does Islam Treat Women Right?’ Rebak’ah Mckinney-Perry vs Abdullah al Andalusi
The video is now up, of the explosively entertaining debate between the highly vocal Irish feminist at a Dublin university, Rebak’ah Mckinney-Perry, and MDI’s Abdullah al Andalusi, on the topic ‘does Islam treat women right?’ Despite the debate being fierce and hotly contested, the audience vote at the end showed an overwhelming majority agreed that… Read More ›
Salam alaikum brothers and sisters, the debate video of yesterdays explosive debate on sharia law vs secular democracy, is now up! Watch and see what happened during my debate with a leading member of nottingham’s agnostic humanist and secular society. After the debate, a vote was taken, and the majority of 75% voted that sharia… Read More ›
MDI is proud to present the video of the debate which took place Thursday 19th December 2013 in Toronto Canada, between our Canadian branch speaker Sadat Anwar (MDI Canada) and Ansar Raza (Ahmadi-Qadiani scholar) on the topic of whether Ahmadiyya are a part of Islam, or another breakaway religion like the Bahais.
MDI is happy to announce that the Oxford Union have uploaded the video of the debate ‘This House is proud to be Patriotic’, that was held at the Oxford Union on 14th November 2013, Oxford University. The Oxford Union is the world’s most prestigious debating society, with an unparalleled reputation for bringing international guests and… Read More ›
I recently debated Pastor Samuel Green on the topic of, “An Incarnate God: Fact or Fiction”. I argued that the Incarnation of a God, in this case – Christ, was fiction using the following reasoning: The Jews have no concept of the hypostatic union or of theophanies in their religious literature. The earliest Christians debated… Read More ›
The video of the public debate ‘Multiculturalism in the UK: Has it any future?’ has been uploaded to youtube. The public debate was held in the UK Parliament on the 9th May 2013 with politicians, academics, philosophers, journalists, writers and thinkers. The debate was organised to answer David Cameron’s speech claiming Multiculturalism had failed. While everyone… Read More ›
MDI’s Abdullah al Andalusi discusses Tommy Robinson leaving the EDL, and way forward for Syria, on Islam Channel’s ‘The Report’ program. On this episode of ‘The Report’, reporter Yasmin Khatun goes through news from throughout the week, on the news Syria, Libya and Egypt as well as the UK home story focusing on the departure of… Read More ›
MDI’s Zara Faris debates the topic ‘Do Muslims Need Feminism?’ The lively and fascinating discussion was televised live on the Islam Channel on 6th September 2013. The program discussed and debated on the topic of feminism, and whether Muslims need feminism, or whether calling for comprehensive Islamic rights is what is needed. Guests are: Zara… Read More ›
We are proud to present a video of a panel debate attended by MDI’s Australian branch member, Faraz Nomani, which was organised by Swinburne Islamic Society in conjunction with Al Kauthar Institute. Held on Friday 20th September, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. The Panel debate was between Muslim panellists and Atheists panelists upon the topic ‘Islam… Read More ›
A Radio Debate for Voice of Russia UK A few days ago, I was invited onto Voice of Russia UK Radio to participate in a debate regarding whether the Niqab (face veil) should be banned in Britain, along with Nabila Ramdani (journalist), Julie Bindel (feminist), and Dr Taj Hargey. You can listen to this debate… Read More ›
MDI Regional Director (USA), Br. Shadid Lewis, faced off with popular radio show host and Jew for Jesus, Bob Siegel from the Center for Religious Debate on Monday 9th September (2013). The topic of discussion was, “Can We Trust the New Testament”, and it’s roughly one and a half hour long. The debate video has… Read More ›
I would like to present a video featuring a debate between me and Terry Sanderson, President of the oldest and largest Secularist campaigning organisation in the UK, the National Secular Society (NSS). The topic was to what degree should religion (or Secularism) influence the State? It was an exciting debate, which touched upon the issue… Read More ›
By Abdullah al Andalusi I attended and spoke at the BBC 1 programme ‘The Big Questions’ today ). As per usual with the program, the Muslim voice on that show was intended, it seemed to me, to be a token one. I got the impression that the show was designed to attack any traditional religious… Read More ›
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.
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: