Monthly Archives: February 2015

qur’aan (part four)

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth by Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem The Throne and the Sabbath It is called “Aayat-al-Kursii” — which is said to mean “The Verse of … Continue reading

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qur’aan (part three)

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth by Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem The Days and the Months It is in the timing of the days and of the months that … Continue reading

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daddy

he is the fruit of my loins i know nothing else about him i hate him

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“New Born Again”

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth by Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem I’ll try to make this a quick comment. I sang through the first stanza of an old spiritual … Continue reading

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Affirmation Reflections — Adodi Southern Region Winter Retreat 2015

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth by Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem [For those of you who don’t know — and especially for those of you who don’t want to … Continue reading

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qur’aan (part two)

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth by Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem Today is Friday, February 20, 2015 — so they say. Today is also the first day of the … Continue reading

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qur’aan (part one)

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth by Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem “Who created Allah?” my friend asked, and did not wait for an answer. Supposedly, I was stumped. I … Continue reading

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The Violin, the Chaconne, Africa and African-Americans — Beyond Our Imagined Limitations

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth by Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem The violin, like all the instruments of the symphony orchestra, came to Europe from Africa. For 800 years, … Continue reading

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Angel of Light: Preliminary Comments

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth by Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem [What follows is a preliminary essay. Even as a blogpost, it needs clarifications and links to sources. Historical … Continue reading

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