(1) “Jesus Through a Muslim Lens” by Michael Wolfe; and (2) “Verses of the Immaculate Conception in the Qura’n and their Impact on a Christian Emperor” by Barnaby Rogerson — Simerg com

“Christians may be surprised to learn that Muslims believe in the Virgin Birth and Jesus’ miracles”…..MORE BY MICHAEL WOLFE Jesus of Nazareth is the most widely revered religious figure in the world. Not only is he central to Christianity, the largest religion in the world, he is also venerated throughout Islam, the world’s second largest…

The Israeli Dervish: Miki Cohen a college teacher who ‘discovered’ the works of Jalal ad-Din Rumi — Aljazeera’s documentation including video, Photos and Text

The Israeli Dervish We follow one man as he becomes the only Israeli granted access to the inner sanctum of the whirling Dervish order.   Attracted by Rumi’s writings and philosophy, Miki translates his works into Hebrew and practices whirling in worship. What makes Cohen’s story so remarkable is that he is an Israeli. The…

For your Passover Seders or Easter Gatherings – By Rabbi Michael Lerner on Tikkun Org

A note from Rabbi Michael Lerner ( Read our Passover Seder Haggadah Supplement at http://www.tikkun.org/nextgen/for-your-passover-seders-or-easter-gatherings. Useful for Easter too–share it with your friends! Passover and Easter celebrate the renewal or resurrection of hope. And our Passover Seder supplement should be useful to Christians as well as Jews–in fact, anyone who  is going to participate in…

WAS the complete word or NAME, ‘Jerusalem’ per se, ever revealed in the 5-five books of TORAH only / or ever given to Musa – Moses?? –Navkenadian wordpress com

by navkenadian Rabbi Simon Altaf  , shimoun63 <shimoun63@yahoo.com> & Pastor Douglas Nicholson , Douglasnicholson <douglasnicholson@lasttrumpet.org> Shalom, my main question: WAS the complete word or NAME,  ‘Jerusalem’  per se, ever revealed in the 5-five books of TORAH only? : NOTE –  the DIVINE NAME viz.,  Salem–shâlêmH8004  ; was one of the ORIGINAL NAMES IN THE WHOLE…

How Other Animals Choose Their Leaders – By Rob Dunn on Slate com

You think our elections are tough? Tell it to the wolves. Tom Seeley suggests we turn to the bees to see how they make decisions Photograph courtesy Princeton Press. It is hard to escape the sensation that our electoral process is broken. Too much money. Too much bullshit. Perhaps we should turn to nature for…