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Clarity Through Revelation

Clarity Through Revelation

By Ridhwan ibn Saleem
Classes and talks by Sheikh Dr Ridhwan ibn Saleem.
Sheikh Ridhwan is an Islamic scholar and psychiatrist based in West London. His teachers include Sheikh Hamza Yusuf, Sheikh Saeed Ramadan al-Bouti, Sheikh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi and others.
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Book reviews: A Very British Muslim Activist, biography of Ghayasudin Siddiqui, by Scott Jordan

Clarity Through Revelation

Book review: MBS RIse to Power
Biography of Muhammad Bin Salmam, current crown prince of Saudi Arabia by an American journalist. Follows the life of MBS from childhood through to his dramatic rise to power, and recent attempts to reform the 'modernize' the country, as well as his brutal methods. 
October 17, 2020
Book review: The Room Where it Happened by John Bolton
Sheikh Ridhwan reviews book by John Bolton describing his experiences as National Security Advisor to Donald Trump.
October 9, 2020
Book review: Internationalism or Extinction by Noam Chomsky
Sheikh Ridhwan provides a short review and analysis of Chomsky's latest book. 
October 4, 2020
COVID-19, separating the facts from the fiction
A critical and evidence-based examination of the claims of Dr Buttar and others. Separating the facts from fiction re: Chinese labs, 5G masts, vaccinations etc.
September 24, 2020
Book reviews: A Very British Muslim Activist, biography of Ghayasudin Siddiqui, by Scott Jordan
Biography of Ghayasudin Siddiqui, one of the most prominent British Muslim activists of this generation. Along with Dr Kalim Siddiqui, they were responsible for bringing British and global Muslim issues into the spotlight. 
September 22, 2020
Book reviews: Stages of Islamic revolution by Dr Kalim Saddiqui
Book reviews and commentary by Sh Dr Ridhwan ibn Saleem. 
September 22, 2020
Eschatology 1 | Introduction and Methodology
This is the first lecture of our 4 part series of podcasts on Eschatology, the Major Signs Before the Day of Judgement.  In this lecture Sheikh Ridhwan introduces the subject and some of the leading contemporary scholars that have spoken and written on the subject. He provides a defence of one of these scholars, Sheikh Imran Hosein, from some of his critics.  The second part of the lecture goes on to outline the scholarly methodology that may be adopted when analysing the subject of Islamic eschatology.  Handouts for slides accompanying these lectures can be downloaded here.  For more information, visit us here
February 22, 2020
Eschatology 2 | Dajjal the False Messiah
Sheikh Ridhwan discusses the hadith evidence and critically evaluates theories of Sheikh Hamza Yusuf and Sheikh Imran Hosein regarding one of the Major Signs before the Day of Judgement, Dajjal the False Messiah.
February 22, 2020
Eschatology 4 | The prophecy of Gog and Magog in the Quran
Sheikh Ridhwan offers an in-depth analysis of the prophecy of Gog and Magog in the Quran and hadiths.  First half of the podcast  includes an analysis of the relevant ayaat of Quran and saheeh hadiths, and a detailed analysis of opinions of Imam Anwar Shah Kashmiri and Sheikh Imran Hossein regarding the destruction of the barrier of Gog & Magog.  Handouts accompanying the lecture can be downloaded at following link: In the second half of the podcast, 10 years after his widely-read research paper entitled 'Dispelling the fog from the identity of Gog & Magog', Sheikh Ridhwan presents his latest thoughts on the subject. In part 2, Sheikh Ridhwan provides detailed evidence to back his theory that the Vikings were the original Gog & Magog elements that were released and eventually spread across the world, as prophesied in the Quran and Hadiths.
February 2, 2020
The Nature of Reality - reflections on faith, reason and relativism
Sheikh Ridhwan reflects on the nature of reality in relation to questions of faith and modern philosophy, in light of Quranic revelation.
December 26, 2019
Eschatology 3 | Prophecy of the Beast in the Quran
Sheikh Dr Ridhwan ibn Saleem presents groundbreaking research and a compelling new interpretation into the meaning of the prophecy of the Beast in the Quran. 
December 16, 2019
Proof that Sayyida Aisha was over 15 years old when she married the Prophet (peace be upon him)
Sheikh Ridhwan presents convincing evidences from the earliest and most reliable sources that Sayyida Aisha was over 15 years old (not just 9) when her marriage to the Prophet (peace be upon him) was consummated. The evidences are presented here with full references. Lecture given at Faith Inspire, Hounslow Muslim Centre, in Rabi thani 1441, December 2019. The accompanying article is found here. 
December 15, 2019