World Environment Day: ‘The gift of nature’— By Rabia Kara

The word environment has many layers of meaning. It can be understood as our surroundings, conditions, or the natural world as a whole. It is comprised of our planet and its atmosphere, humans, animals, plants, and built structures that societies construct. The environment is all around us, and everyday we live within it. The faith…

Interview with Dr Reza Shah-Kazemi, an Ismaili Shia Muslim scholar, about the basis In Islam for tolerance and dialogue with other faiths — Eureka Street

Source: Eureka Street Published on 24 May 2012 ***** About Reza Shah-Kazemi on Wikipedia Reza Shah-Kazemi is an author who specializes in comparative mysticism, Islamic Studies, Sufism and Shi’ism. He is the founding editor of the Islamic World Report and currently a Research Associate at the Institute of Ismaili Studies with the Department of Academic…

Abraham-Ibrahim, Moses-Musa: Two Prophets, Two Faiths — Event at Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center Classes, New York By Rabbi Leonard Schoolman and Dr. Hussein Rashid on April 9, 2019

Two iconic figures in the Torah, Abraham and Moses, are depicted as prophets in the Quran. We will delve into the differences in the way these two personalities emerge in Jewish and Islamic scripture, what similarities they share and what we can learn about the differences between Islam and Judaism from those depictions.  Tuesdays 6:30…

Islam is Good: Muslims should follow it — Book by SANJIV BHATLA

Islam’s goodness has been its undoing — it has been a victim of its followers’ excess ardor. Long before Karl Marx was born, Islam was already preaching Dignity and Equality for the underprivileged. Not surprising, therefore, that most of its early believers belonged to the deprived classes. Its humane attitude pleased and energized them, and…

Rise and decline of science in Islam — CaspianReport-Video

BAKU – With about 1.6 billion adherents, Islam is the second largest religion on Earth. Yet, its followers represent less than one percent of the world’s scientists. Only a handful of people from Muslim-majority countries have won Nobel Prizes in science. However, up until the Mongol siege of Baghdad in 1258, Islamic science was the…

The Quranic Jesus and the Historical Jesus: A Messianic Prophet

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
All Islamic schools of thought accept it as a fundamental principle that for centuries, for thousands of years before the advent of Muhammad, there arose from time to time messengers, illumined by Divine Grace, for and among those races of the earth which had sufficiently advanced intellectually to comprehend such a…

Interview:‘Islam has an Ethical Dimension Compatible with a Free Public Sphere’ — Says Mohd Eiadat, of Jordan University to Reset DOC

Can religion be a positive rather than a destructive force? asks Mohd Eiadat, of Jordan University: “Yes, in Islam, every generation should revisit it’s faith. There are 3 main traditions: 1 – the Sufi tradition, compatible with neutral political authority. 2 – the legalist, sharia based dogmatic model. 3 – the ethical model which allows…

The Hidden Truth of Women — By Asma baig on Pamir Times Net

“No nation can rise to the height of glory unless your women are side by side with you; we are victims of evil customs. It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut up within the four walls of the houses as prisoners.”  Mr. Jinnah By Asma Baig Commonly it is said that…