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Epigraph: And what is the matter with you that you struggle not in the cause of Allah and of the weak — men, women and children — who say, ‘Our…

Are Mormons Christians?

Source: Huffington Post By Mette Ivie Harrison; Mormon mother of 5, author of ‘The Bishop’s Wife,’ Princeton PhD, nationally ranked triathlete This Sunday, I attended a Methodist worship service as…

A Sexual Offender from ISIS: Is the Quran to Blame?

Epigraph: This day all good things have been made lawful for you. … And lawful for you are chaste believing women and chaste women from among those who were given…

Defending The Hadith And Its Compilers – The Great Imams Who Are Sometimes Misunderstood And Even Reviled

By Muhammad Yunus, for New Age Islam Co-author (Jointly with Ashfaque Ullah Syed), Essential Message of Islam, Amana Publications, USA, 2009 There is a common knowledge that some of the…

We Asked Our Readers To Define God In One Word. Here’s What They Told Us.

Epigraph: He is Allah, and there is no God beside Him, the Knower of the unseen and the seen. He is the Gracious, the Merciful. He is Allah, and there…

Reviving Islam’s Enlightenment

By Daniel Chirot is professor of Russian and Eurasian studies at the University of Washington Aug 17,2015 – JORDAN TIMES:  In 1877, the great French novelist Victor Hugo wrote: “Invading armies…

Building the Case for Coexistence with Our Cousins, the Jews

Epigraph: “So you, too, must show love to foreigners, for you yourselves were once foreigners in the land of Egypt.”  Deuteronomy 10:19   Holocaust Survivors Condemn Israel for ‘Gaza Massacre,’ Call…

Our Founding Fathers included Islam

Thomas Jefferson didn’t just own a Quran — he engaged with Islam and fought to ensure the rights of Muslims By DENISE SPELLBERG Salon: [He] sais “neither Pagan nor Mahamedan [Muslim]…

The Top Five Reasons to Study Religion

Source: Huffington Post By Gary Laderman; Chair of the Department of Religion, Emory University and Editor of Sacred Matters Magazine It’s not easy being chair of a religion department. August is…

Bringing Out Compassion, Love and Moderation in the Muslims

Epigraph: There should be no compulsion in religion. Surely, right has become distinct from wrong; so whosoever refuses to be led by those who transgress, and believes in Allah, has…

Do Demons Exist? Yet, The Office of Exorcism Exists in the Philippines’ Catholic Church

Source: NPR Help Wanted: The Philippines Needs More Exorcists Alvin Bailon and his wife were at their wits’ end last September. Their 12-year-old son, an honors student, had begun having…

The Mormons like the Jews and the Muslims don’t Believe in ‘Original Sin,’ a Wake up Call for the Other Christians

  Book Review: Saving the Original Sinner: How Christians Have Used the Bible’s First Man to Oppress Saving the Original Sinner: How Christians Have Used the Bible’s First Man to…

Sikhs Mark Anniversary of Temple Shooting with Community Service

Source: Huffington Post By Antonia Blumberg; Associate Religion Editor, The Huffington Post “Regardless of what the situation is, we need to always spread love and peace and keep helping each other.” This…

Should Terrorism be Defined by Religion?

Epigraph: We (Allah) prescribed for the children of Israel that whosoever killed a person — unless it be for killing a person or for creating disorder in the land —…

The Holy Quran as the Miracle of the Holy Prophet

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times This is a short article to introduce the subject to fellow Christians. The  Holy Quran says about…

Book Review: Saving the Original Sinner: How Christians Have Used the Bible’s First Man to Oppress

Saving the Original Sinner: How Christians Have Used the Bible’s First Man to Oppress, Inspire, and Make Sense of the World Source: Amazon Book by Karl W. Giberson (Author) A…

Obama administration in ‘final stages’ of planning Gitmo closing

By Kevin Liptak, CNN White House Producer, Wed July 22, 2015 (CNN) The Obama administration is in the “final stages of drafting a plan to safely and responsibly” close the terrorist…

Every Thing You Wanted to Know about Compilation and Preservation of the Holy Quran

Epigraph: Indeed, We (Allah) Ourself have sent down this Quran, and most surely We will be its Guardian.  (Al Quran 15:10) Samarkand Kufic Quran Manuscript From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The…

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