Presentation on theme: "Multi-cultural Britain Islam. Eid ul Adha: The Festival of Sacrifice Remember the sacrifice of Ibrahim (Abraham) Celebrate the end of the Hajj Sacrifice."— Presentation transcript:
Multi-cultural Britain Islam
Eid ul Adha: The Festival of Sacrifice Remember the sacrifice of Ibrahim (Abraham) Celebrate the end of the Hajj Sacrifice an animal Share food and give to charity
Islam in Britain John Nelson – first recorded British Muslim in 16 th Century 1649 – 1 st English copy of the Quran translated by Alexander Ross 18 th /19 th century – Muslims from India move to Britain
Shah jahan mosque in Woking – the first purpose built mosque in the UK, built in 1889.
Islam in Britain 1950s-1970s - Muslims move to Britain from India, Pakistan and Africa Anti-immigration campaigns causes some tensions 9/11 – the rise of Islamophobia
Will we be divided by ignorance?
Are we so different? Time off of work/school Wearing your best clothes Spending the day with family/friends Feasting Giving cards/presents Giving to the poor Sound familiar…?
What can we learn? How generous are you? Do you look outwards or just inwards? Do you give your time for friends AND family?