The video of the debate ‘Is Humanity Better Off Without Religion?’ is now up. The event originally took place on the 9th December, 2015 at the University of Sussex, UK, and was organised by members of Sussex University Student Union. Speakers: The event featured Dr Jon Mitchel, a Reader in […]
Shadid Lewis, shares and answers questions about Islam with a group of Georgia State University students why he is a Muslim and then answers challenging questions from them. The event was sponsored by Ratio Christi at Georgia State University, a group normally that wouldn’t invite a non-Christian guest […]
Debate: IS THE QURAN TRUSTWORTHY? On October 17, 2015, Muslim apologist Shadid Lewis (Muslim Debate Initiative USA Regional Director) and Christian apologist Vocab Malone (host of Urban Theologian Radio) debated the question: is the Quran trustworthy? in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Both men are orthodox and share a laid-back yet intense street-styled approach. The […]
On Friday 12th June 2015, iERA held its second ‘Don’t Hate, Debate!’ event on the compatibility of Islam and British values.’ The panel of speakers on the day were: • Sajid Varda – (Chairperson) Islam Channel • Hamza Tzortzis – Head of Education and Research at iERA • […]
I recently gave a lecture on October 6th, 2015, at the International Conference on “Islam, Science and Sustainable Development: Maqasid al-Shari‘ah and Humanity’s Well-being” on the topic of littering — particularly in Malaysia. I offered solutions based on a Maqasidi approach, emphasizing the concept of khalifa.