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Stories written by Zia H. Shah MD - Twitter: @ZiahShah1
He is a physician practicing in Upstate New York. He joined Ahmadiyya Muslim Community during his medical school. He is the Chief Editor of the Muslim Times, an international blog to foster Universal brotherhood. He is also the Chief Editor of the monthly, Alislam eGazette that has a subscription of more than 40,000. He has authored more than 400 articles about ’Religion & Science,’ Islam and Christianity. Follow @ZiahShah1

Christian women tortured, man head shaved and paraded on donkey, for blasphemy accusation

Source: Pakistan Christian  Post Sheikhupura, Punjab: July 1, 2015. (PCP) On accusation of blasphemy, the Muslim villagers tortured Christian women, then shaved head of husband of one of woman, color…

Pancreatic cancer blood test breakthrough

Source: BBC By James Gallagher; Health editor, BBC News website Scientists believe they are close to a blood test for pancreatic cancer – one of the hardest tumours to detect and…

The Struggle For The Soul of The Church

Source: The Huffington Post By Paul Brandeis Raushenbush; Executive Editor Of Global Spirituality and Religion, The Huffington Post Below is an edited version of the Keynote delivered in at the United…

HIV, hepatitis risk for many Sydney dental patients

Source: BBC Thousands of Sydney dental patients may have been exposed to HIV and hepatitis, according to health authorities. A New South Wales (NSW) Health spokesman said at least 11,000…

Are We Living Islam’s Darkest Hour?

Source: The Huffington Post By Faisal J. Abbas; Editor-in-Chief, Al Arabiya English; author of upcoming book on Arab media How much terrorism can the world take in 24 hours? Friday June…

Indoctrinated by the Unregulated

Source: Foreign Policy By Dania Ahmed In Pakistan, madrassas have a knack for producing terrorists. The government is aware of this yet it does not have a consistent stance regarding…

David Brooks: Should you live for your résumé … or your eulogy?

Within each of us are two selves, suggests David Brooks in this meditative short talk: the self who craves success, who builds a résumé, and the self who seeks connection,…

United Church of Christ votes to divest from Israeli companies in occupied territories

Epigraph: Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be…

Video: Iowa Woman Organizes Love-In Following Anti-Muslim Hate Crime

By Antonia Blumberg; antonia.blumberg@huffingtonpost.com Responding to a reported hate crime against a Muslim man in her community, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, resident Lori Carlson decided to extend a message of love.…

Video: Ahmadiyya Peace Symposium 2015: Religion, Freedom and Peace

Video: What’s the Definition of “Traditional Marriage” in the Bible and the West?

Additional Reading Divorce: Islam Versus Christianity Continuing to Build the Case for Utilitarian Value of the Teachings of Islam Neither with the Islamophobes, Nor with the Islamists or the Islamomaniacs…

University of Warwick Conference Today: Iran and the West: Converging Perspectives

1–3 July 2015, University of Warwick Introductory speaker: Dr James Hodkinson, the University of Warwick Keynote speaker: Prof Ali Ansari, the University of St Andrews We cordially invite scholars from…

Book Review: Tariq Mehmood, You’re Not Proper

Source: Huffington Post By Claire Chambers; Lecturer in Global Literature at the University of York The literary world is currently witnessing a boom in Young Adult fiction, but the state of diversity…

Teachers join students on Ramadan fast to raise money for Cardiff Foodbank

Source: WalesOnLine Teachers hope to raise £500 for Cardiff Foodbank joining Muslim students on a Ramadan fast – after reading about it in on WalesOnline. They will go 19 hours…

Oklahoma Supreme Court Orders Removal Of Ten Commandments Monument From State Capitol

Epigraph: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right…

Jinnah and the Blasphemy Law

Source: Pak Tea House By Yasser Latif Hamdani November 11th, 2014 | 17 Comments “I thoroughly endorse the principle that while this measure should aim at those undesirable persons who…

Video: Pope Francis and the Shroud of Turin

Additional Reading As the Shroud of Turin Goes on Display, Some Suggested Reading…

Assimilating the 44 Million Muslims in Europe; A Collection of Articles

Epigraph: Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Blessed are the merciful, for…

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