Pakistan: Need to promote Sufism among youth stressed — Business Recorder com

Federal Secretary Ministry of National Heritage and Integration Gul Muhammad Rind Tuesday stressed the need to promote Sufism among youth to pave the way for a tolerant and peaceful society. He was addressing a seminar on “Intellectual Dimensions of Hazrat Sultan Bahoo and International Peace” organised by Muslim Institute in collaboration with Iqbal International Institute…

On Muslims Knowing the ‘Muslim’ Other: Reflections on Pluralism and Islam — By Professor Ali S Asani On IIS UK’s Lifelong Learning Articles

Professor Ali S Asani This is an edited version of an article that appeared in ‘Muslims in the United States: Identity, Influence, Innovation; Proceedings of Conferences sponsored by the Division of US Studies’, edited by Philippa Strum at theWoodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in 2005. Abstract In the contemporary context of societies, the contruction…

PM Najib: Islam Is About Moderation And Just – Malaysia Instinct com news

Prime Minister Dato’ Seri Mohd. Najib Tun Razak  explained that Islam in Malaysia is an integral part of the political, administrative, economic and social system and it has been practiced in moderation, just, inclusiveness and tolerance to everyone, which include Non Muslims. He was a panelist of the Conference of Global Movement for Justice, Peace…

Muslims and Christians together in a new Egypt – by Yasser Khalil at CGNews

Cairo – The recent protests in Egypt that led to the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, and their political ramifications, have been covered extensively in the media. But stories of Christian-Muslim solidarity have not been broadcast as widely, and they deserve to be. During the protests, Christians stood in a circle around Muslims during their…

Cordoba’s 70 libraries, 900 public baths, 300 mosques and 50 maristans were available to all of its one million residents,read the article ‘Pioneer Physicians’ by David Tschanz in Saudi Aramco World

Pioneer Physicians By: David Tschanz ***** In 1120, a Muslim doctor was on his way to see his patient, the Almoravid ruler of Seville. By the side of the road he saw an emaciated man holding a water jug. The man’s belly was swollen, and he was in obvious distress. “Are you sick?” the doctor…

Ismaili Imamat “Rays of Light” exhibition – Corey Maiden

Posted by Kip Redick at 8:25 PM This blog is super random but this exhibition was really cool so I thought I would share it. The reason I was invited is because my mom introduced a Muslim family to our small (and narrow minded) town and got them situated without having to go through the…

Does Islam Tolerate Secularism?

Source: The razor org ***** The town of Kigoma sits next to the warm and deep waters of Lake Tanganyika in western Tanzania. During my year long stay at a chimpanzee research site on the lake, I would make the day long journey to town to pick up supplies. The research site, funded by the…

Ismailis today – New Statemant Article

Posted by Fayaz Alibhai – 14 December 2007 15:13 The Ismaili community continues to espouse the view of Islam as a thinking, spiritual faith, one that teaches compassion, tolerance and upholds the dignity of man. Education, in its broadest sense, is an integral part of the ethics of the Ismaili interpretation of Islam. In The…