All Blog Posts Tagged 'Islam' (5)

Women and Islam – A Historical and Theological Examination


The lovers have built from the…


Added by Hassan Mustafa on February 2, 2016 at 6:10am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #What Everyone Needs to Know About Islam #John L. Esposito


- "Islam is second largest of world's religions. Third largest religion in America.

- We had always talked about the Judeo-Christian connection but never about the Judeo-Christian-Islamic tradition.

-Why, if Muslims recognize and revere many of the major patriarchs and prophets of Judaism and Christianity (including Abraham, Moses…


Added by Al LeBlanc on December 16, 2015 at 5:11pm — No Comments


From the prison cell of smallest possible dimension I can see the sentries are exchanging guards-are on a strict vigil, as if a criminal like me can escape from the cell in a whisker- by dint of a magic lamp.

Even if I have the magic lamp, I will never ever think of escaping. I am not a coward!

Or am I!

When the special court judge had pronounced the death penalty- I was boiling hot with anger. Since I was inducted in the mission-our philosophers told us that we are going to…


Added by JAYASREE ROY on April 2, 2015 at 7:40am — No Comments

‘The Poppy Field Diary’ by Carey Richard-the poetic story of a next door simple Afghan girl


It is said that when you step in inside the country, a sign board will greet you, written something like the following-

It is absolutely forbidden to cross this border into Afghan territory.

In reality it is forbidden! Forbidden by nature, forbidden by weather and forbidden by man for centuries………

A stony land will welcome you once you are gone through the Khyber Pass- the gateway to the country from the side of Pakistan. For miles there are only stones and…


Added by JAYASREE ROY on March 17, 2015 at 11:44am — No Comments

Our Common Humanity and the Strength in Our Different Faiths

Today, the expression of our faiths takes different strands but is all potently motivational for humanitarian actions. In effect, the diffusion and bush fire effect of domestic and international conflicts/ violence that have characterized the 20th  and the wake of 21tst centuries, such as the gross violations of human rights as well as the chronic situation of natural disasters have all had the propensity to galvanize our various religious  beliefs such as Islam,…


Added by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe on November 28, 2013 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

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