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The “Problem” of Prayer: Part 2

The “Problem” of Prayer: Part 2

The first part of this two-part blog focussed on sholat and zikir prayers. This second part examines the place of do'a prayer in women’s devotional lives, and draws some conclusions…

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The “Problem” of Prayer: Part 1

The “Problem” of Prayer: Part 1

The way in which most Christians communicate with God is through prayer. The word ‘prayer’, in English, covers a wide variety of types of prayer, from liturgical prayers to free-flowing…

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Dhikr: in the heart of faith

Dhikr: in the heart of faith

Constance Padwick, introducing her classic book Muslim Devotions, commented, “In Islam, as in any other faith, a stranger desiring not to remain a stranger could best feel the pulsing life…

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