Children Of Abraham: Three part (Religious History Documentary) | Timeline

In the post 9/11 world, entrenched religious belief is often seen as a key factor in a “clash of civilisations” – Christians, Muslims and Jews locked into an age-old struggle. In this thought-provoking three-part series, Mark Dowd, a Catholic who trained to be a Dominican Friar, embarks on a very personal journey to the Holy…

Book: The Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad with the Christians of the World – by John Andrew Morrow | Read article on Muftah org

The Prophet Muhammad’s treaties with the Christians of his time, which John Andrew Morrow has rediscovered in obscure collections and often newly translated, uniformly state that Muslims are not to attack peaceful Christian communities, but defend them “until the End of the World.” Authored by the Prophet himself, they represent a third foundational pillar for…

Street Food – A taste of conflict: The politics of food in Jerusalem

The ancient city of Jerusalem is sacred to three different faiths: for Jews it is the site of their first holy temple; for Christians it is the scene of Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection; and for Muslims it is the location of the Prophet Muhammad’s ascent to heaven. A site of vast historical and religious…

Jesus and Muhammad: Commonalities of Two Great Religions by Daniel Hummel

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Jesus and Muhammad lived in different times and in different contexts. An absolute comparison of the careers of these two men is not a satisfactory method in understanding the similarities and differences between their teachings. This book approaches this topic from a different perspective. The time that Muhammad preached in Mecca…

Paderborn: Prof. Klaus von Stosch’s Latest book in German Language; ‘Herausforderung Islam: Christliche Annäherungen’ – (The Challenge of Islam: Christian Approaches)

Herausforderung Islam: Christliche AnnäherungenTaschenbuch – 12. September 2016 – von Klaus von Stosch (Autor) Gehört der Islam zu Europa? Wie soll sich der Westen zum Islam verhalten? Nicht nur der Westen, auch die christliche Theologie tut sich schwer mit dem Islam. Sie schwankt zwischen einem rein religionskundlichen Blick von außen und einer sich rechtfertigenden Abwehrhaltung,…

UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem: Better late than never — Gulf News com | Watch videos on ‘Jerusalem’

Dubai: The resolution of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) which on Tuesday described Jerusalem as “occupied” and declared Israel’s sovereignty over the city “null and void” is expected to raise the Palestinian spirit, Arab political analysts and human rights advocates said. “It is a good decision,” said Jamal Eid, lawyer and…

Paderborn, Germany: Exhibition “The Wonders of Rom from a Northern Perspective” at Diocesan Museum — 31 March to 13 August 2017

 Travel through time in exhibition in Paderborn Rome. The focus of dreams, the goal of pilgrims, the inspiration of philosophers, writers, and artists. Defying time and change, the magnetism of the Eternal City has endured undiminished for millennia. A major exhibition in Paderborn’s Diocesan Museum, The Wonders of Rome from a Northern Perspective – From…

Videos: Jesus tomb in Jerusalem reopens after renovation

Jesus tomb in Jerusalem reopens after renovation The shrine where Jesus Christ is said to have been buried and resurrected has been unveiled after a $4m renovation. A restoration team has finished its work to reinforce and preserve the tomb in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in east Jerusalem. The site is the centrepiece…

PEW Research Center: World’s Muslim population more widespread than you might think

As of 2010, there were an estimated 1.6 billion Muslims around the world, making Islam the world’s second-largest religious tradition after Christianity. President Donald Trump’s recent executive order temporarily freezing immigration from seven predominantly Islamic countries would affect only about 12% of the world’s Muslims, according to estimates from a 2015 Pew Research Center report…

In Secular Germany Religions must organise on State Standards which are tailored toward the structures of Christian religion writes Alexander Goerlach

 “Islam in Germany- A poor second”  — A commentary by Alexander Goerlach on  Qantara de Germany is a secular country, but the German legal framework approves of institutionalised religions in a biased way. The religions must organise themselves according to state standards and those standards are tailored toward the structures of the Christian religion. A…

Christmas Celebration in various cities of Pakistan – The Good News Western media will try to hide from Public of Western Countries

Lahore: Christmas bazaars set up in six different locations in order to facilitate local Christians — Posted by Madeeha Bakhsh On December 23, 2015 on Christians in Pakistan com A Christmas bazaar has been set up in country’s one of the largest Christian neighbourhoods, Youhanabad in order to facilitate the Christians. According to details, District…

Video on how Israel creating obstacles against pilgrims visiting sacred sites of Bethlehem and Nazareth — ‘Al Jazeera World – Forbidden Pilgrimage’

Al Jazeera English Published on 17 Dec 2013 AL JAZEERA WORLD/PALESTINE REMIX: Pilgrimage to sites associated with the life and ministry of Jesus has been a significant aspect of Christian faith since the earliest centuries AD. Group tours to the ‘Holy Land’ are still very much part of the culture of practising Christians but are…

Navid Kermani on Christianity: With his book "Ungläubiges Staunen" – (In English "unbelieving awe"), compares Christianity with Islam, particularly with Sufism and Shiite faith on Jesus

Navid Kermani on Christianity: “The awe of a loving unbeliever” — Qantara de article by Ulrich von Schwerin With his book “Ungläubiges Staunen” (literally “unbelieving awe”, as yet unavailable in English), Navid Kermani delivers a fascinating reflection on Christian art and religion. The German-Iranian writer looks at Christianity with a curiosity and an earnestness that…