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…

Rabbi Shapiro: Jerusalem as the capital of the "Jews" is a Zionist fiction, and conflicts directly with the teachings of Judaism | Watch Two videos

Rabbi Shapiro Reacts to Jerusalem Announcement Shapiro In depth analysis! Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro reacts to Jerusalem being declared the capital of Israel, and explains that the Jewish people relate to Jerusalem as a holy city, not as a political capital city. Jerusalem as the capital of the “Jews” is a Zionist fiction, and conflicts directly…

Theologin Karen Armstrong: "Unsere Aufklärung war fehlerhaft" — Interview mit Deutschland Radio Kultur de| Beitrag vom 07.12.2014

Ehemalige Nonne über aggressive Säkularisten und friedliche Theologen Moderation: Philipp Gessler Die renommierte britische Religionswissenschaftlerin Karen Armstrong (GERRY PENNY / AFP) Angesichts der Gräueltaten, die die IS-Miliz und Fundamentalisten in Israel und Palästina begehen, könnte man meinen, die Welt wäre besser ohne Religion. Karen Armstrong, britische Religionswissenschaftlerin und ehemalige Nonne, sieht das anders. Philipp Gessler:…

Interfaith: Marble Church Sermon video on Islamicate com

Marble has a rich history of participating in interfaith activities and one of the highlights is our “Trialogue” under the leadership of Dr. Michael Brown. The focus of the service is a conversation among spiritual leaders of three faiths: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. Ask a friend to join you for this unique and memorable worship…

“Names of God” — by Matthew Fox on Tikkun org

Ancient Buddhist texts claim that “God has a million faces.” This perspective is just one of many among different religions and cultures that describe a diverse array of names given to God. Credit: Davi Barker sell1234.wix.com/eccentric-circle and Tikkun Daily Gallery. Fourteenth-century mystic and activist Meister Eckhart says “all the names we give to God come…

64 countries have religious symbols on their national flags — PEW Research org

A third of the world’s 196 countries currently have national flags that include religious symbols, according to a new Pew Research analysis. Of the 64 countries in this category, about half have Christian symbols (48%) and about a third include Islamic religious symbols (33%), with imagery on flags from the world’s two largest religious groups…

„Religion hat keinen gewalttätigen Kern“ — Interview mit Karen Armstrong in Cicero de (In German language)

Im Namen Gottes mordeten sich die Kreuzzügler durchs Gelobte Land, im selben Namen wollen radikale Milizen einen islamischen Gottesstaat in Syrien und im Irak errichten. Die Religionswissenschaftlerin Karen Armstrong erklärt im Interview, warum heilige Kriege dennoch keine bloßen Religionskriege sind und weshalb Säkularismus Gläubige radikalisieren kann   Karen Armstrong zählt zu den weltweit renommiertesten Religionswissenschaftlern….

“No, Religion Does Not Cause All Wars”: Fields of Blood|Religion and the History of Violence — Book by Karen Armstrong listen at Amazon com and Huffington Post com

Karen Armstrong From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence. For the first time, religious self-identification is on the decline in American. Some analysts have cited as cause a post-9/11perception: that faith in general is a source of aggression, intolerance, and…

‘With God on our side’: The documentary criticizes the theology behind Christian Zionism and the attitude toward the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by many American evangelicals and Westerners

A Quick Synopsis With God On Our Side takes a look at the theology of Christian Zionism, which teaches that because the Jews are God’s chosen people, they have a divine right to the land of Israel. Aspects of this belief system lead some Christians in the West to give uncritical support to Israeli government…

Understanding More about Islam — Harvard University

Published April 20, 2014 | By Amaana Harvard Graduate School of Education October 4, 2001 by Marvin Pittman “La ilaha illa Llah, Muhammadun rasulu’Llah” “I witness that there is no God, but one God, and that Muhammad is his prophet.” —The Shahada, Islam’s Declaration of Faith As faith plays a strong role in America’s conscience…

Universality of the Quranic Message – Reza Shah-Kazemi

They are not all alike. Of the People of the Scripture there is a staunch community who recite the revelations of God in the watches of the night, falling prostrate. They believe in God and the Last Day, and enjoin right conduct and forbid indecency, and vie with one another in good works. These are…

Fragmentation and Compilation: The Making of Religious Texts in Islam. A Comparative Perspective (Part II) — The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London

Conference Description Fragmentation and Compilation: The Making of Religious Texts in Islam. A Comparative Perspective (Part II) Convenor: Dr Asma Hilali The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London 2nd Floor, Room 2.1 30 September–1 October 2013 If you would like to attend the conference, please email hmiah@iis.ac.uk PROGRAMME ABSTRACTS BIOS This workshop is the sequel to…

Video: Mehdi Hasan | Islam Is A Peaceful Religion | Oxford Union

Mehdi Hasan gives his argument for Islam being a peaceful religion. Muslim journalist Mehdi Hasan, political editor of the Huffington Post, warns Anne-Marie Waters that her “astonishing claims” might endanger her future as a Labour Party candidate, but assured her “don’t worry, the BNP will take you”. Hasan asks why, if Islam is “responsible for…