Shelina Janmohamed’s new book, Generation M: Young Muslims changing the world, which looks at a growing segment of a new generation of Muslims who are hip, entrepreneurial and influential. This hyper-diverse, multi-national and multicultural demographic are young people whose faith still plays an important role in informing their consumer choices and their creativity.
With Bucks County Museum putting on the Art of Islam festival, 40 years ago a major international festival called The World of Islam Festival was inaugurated. The founder, Dr Paul Ahmed Keeler spoke about the achievement at SOAS last month.
The British Muslim community is not without financial resources. There is a flourishing Muslim middle class and economic mobility, though slow in places, is nevertheless underway. But as we are becoming wealthier as a community, we are now facing decisions about how to spend this wealth.