Sheikh Abdal Hakim Murad

Abdal Hakim Murad, dean of Cambridge Muslim College in the United Kingdom, was educated at Cambridge, Al-Azhar, and the Free University of Amsterdam. He is currently University Lecturer in Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Divinity at Cambridge University. He has published and contributed to numerous academic works on Islam, and appears regularly on BBC Radio. He recently published Travelling Home: Essays on Islam in Europe (2020), which is available for purchase at


A Woman’s Ramadan

Have taqwa of Allah, and you’ll find Him before you. Is it true that men get to benefit more from Ramadan? Are menstruation, cooking for fasting family and friends, and