Christ in Islam

By Elizabeth Rahman Non-Muslims, especially Christians, are often surprised to discover that Muslims believe in Prophet Jesus (peace be upon him) and in Maryam (Mary), the mother of Jesus. The Holy Qur’an, the Muslim holy book, speaks of Mary not only as the...
NEWS: The Abraham Festival and Reframe

NEWS: The Abraham Festival and Reframe

The annual Reframe Film Festival is one of the cultural highlights in Peterborough and the Abraham Festival is honoured to have been a sponsor over the last three years. This year we not only sponsored a film – Things Arab Men Say – we also hosted a post-film panel...
EVENT: Film Night September 26th!

EVENT: Film Night September 26th!

The Abraham Festival tries to fulfill its mandate to reach out to all in the community, in many ways, that we “may get to know each other”. One of the most effective is through film. For some time we have been showing films, on an occasional basis, touching on the...
Abraham Festival 2017

Abraham Festival 2017

The Abraham Festival 2017 The AF actually started long before the date of the actual Festival. There was a lot of planning and meeting and organizing, sharing, laughing and listening. Each meeting started off with a moment of reflection and prayer shared by each of...
Spotlight 150 Award

Spotlight 150 Award

The Abraham Festival was one of several groups nominated for a Spotlight 150 award by the National Council of Canadian Muslims. We did not win, but it was an honour to be standing with such dedicated people at the dinner in Toronto on May 6, 2017 (four of our AF...