Posts Categorized: is Islam a religion of peace

RECONCILING FAITH AND FREEDOM

Posted by & filed under Akbar Ladak, Allah liberty and love, faith and freedom, Free Press, Irshad Manji. moral courage, is Islam a religion of peace, religious tolerance, What is Islam.

Tweet Share Today’s Guest Post is an Excerpt from Allah, Liberty and Love: The Courage to Reconcile Faith and Freedom, by Irshad Manji, courtesy of Free Press. This is a book about Moral Courage – “the willingness to speak up when everyone else wants you to shut up.” The excerpt I’ve chosen is not actually…
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THE SHARIA THAT MUSLIM AMERICANS LIVE (Part 2)

Posted by & filed under Bible and Qur'an, is Islam a religion of peace, Muslim Law, Sharia, Sharia Law.

Tweet Share by Abdul Malik MujahidReprinted from Sharia101.org       The Sharia That Muslim Americans Don’t Practice There are parts of Sharia that Muslim Americans don’t implement in their daily lives. Since Muslims ran a civilization for over a thousand years, they naturally developed a body of laws to deal with governing society. These…
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THE SHARIA THAT MUSLIM AMERICANS LIVE (Part 1)

Posted by & filed under Anti-Defamation League, is Islam a religion of peace, Muhammad, Muslim Law, religious tolerance, Sharia, Sharia Law, What is Islam.

Tweet Share by Abdul Malik MujahidReprinted from Sharia101.org (Abraham Foxman, the Anti-Defamation League’s national director on the Anti-Sharia Laws: “People don’t know what sharia means, it’s a foreign word”…The proposed anti-sharia laws are “camouflaged bigotry.”) You might have seen a government-required sign at a McDonald’s restroom telling employees to wash their hands. Muslims do this as…
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INJUSTICE CANNOT DEFEAT INJUSTICE

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Tweet Share I often hear the claim that “Sure, I guess not all Muslims are terrorists, but how come the good ones never speak out? It seems as if they’re all willing to support terrorism, even if they don’t participate.” This attitude, of course, is due in part to the Media’s need to print sensationalism:…
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Honoring Trayvon Martin’s Memory

Posted by & filed under friendship. justice, George Zimmerman, is Islam a religion of peace, new Black Panthers, religious unity, Trayvon Martin.

TweetShare Spike Lee has been accused of tweeting an address thought to be where George Zimmerman is hiding out; the purpose could only be to encourage vigilante violence; the address was wrong, the house belongs to a different ‘George Zimmerman’, and is lived in by his elderly parents who have now had to flee.  …
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IT’S ONE THING TO HATE, ANOTHER TO DO SO IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE HATED

Posted by & filed under Abraham Hassan, Can different religions get along, Haroon Moghul, is Islam a religion of peace, Middle East, Palestinians, republican debates, Romney Gingrich.

TweetShare A Palestinian American, Abraham Hassan, got to ask a question in the debate the other night. He wanted to know what the candidates would do to help bring peace to the Middle East. It created an awkward moment. “It’s one thing to hate”, notes Haroon Moghul in an article in yesterday’s Religion Dispatches, “and…
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ARLO, “ALICE’S RESTAURANT”, AND A VERY HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Posted by & filed under Alice's Restaurant, Arlo Guthrie, Berkshires, is Islam a religion of peace, Songs of Peace and Joy, Stockbridge, Thanksgiving, the '60's.

TweetShare I know, it’s a little off-topic, but we do talk about Peace and Getting Along here. So here’s a Special Post of a Thanksgiving Tradition: Arlo Guthrie reprises his incomparable ‘Alice’s Restaurant’. HAPPY THANKSGIVING! {By the way, at the end of this video, Arlo solves a great historical mystery! You don’t want to miss…
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MUHAMMAD’S NIGHT JOURNEY TO THE SEVEN HEAVENS

Posted by & filed under Adam, Angel Gabriel, Buraq, Enoch, Father Abraham, is Islam a religion of peace, Journey to Seven Heavens, Moses, Night Journey, Qur'an, religious unity, What is Islam, who is Allah.

TweetShare  Here’s a tale of the Prophet Muhammad many non-Muslims have never heard: One evening, as the Prophet lay in bed, in that intuitive state midway between wakefulness and sleep, the angel Gabriel came to him. Gabriel opened Muhammad’s chest, cleansed his heart with sacred water, and filled it with Wisdom and Faith that he…
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