Read his article from the Evening Post here: http://www.thisisbristol.co.uk/news/Peter-Brill/article-3303455-detail/article.html
‘Coexistence Under Islam’ was a talk by Adnan Rashid, given at the University of Bristol as part of ‘Discover Islam’ week, held 15/02/2011
As 22-year-old Aisha Uddin recites Surah Al-Fatiha – the first chapter of the Koran – at home with close friend Sameeah Karim, she may stumble over one word but otherwise the text is perfectly recounted.
But unlike Sameeah, 35, who has Pakistani heritage and grew up reading the holy book, Aisha is newer to it: she used to be called Laura and only convrted to Islam two years ago.
In this Podcast, first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 – Gerry Northam reports from Radio Salaam Shalom, here he talks to it’s volunteers and hears about how this unique online radio station launched in Bristol in February 2007. In this 30 minute documentary, he explores the reasons behind this unique project. Continue reading