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August 2011

FORUM FOR LEARNING SEPTEMBER EVENT

DATE : August 25, 2011 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : One Comment

Serving humanity: promoting diversity TORONTO TA LKS 2011 presents EVERYTHING YOU THOUGHT YOU KNEW ABOUT JESUS, BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK – presented by two brilliant scholars Date: Sunday 18 September 2011 at 2:30 pm Venue: Northern District Library, Room 200 – second floor, 40 Orchard View Blvd, Toronto, ON M4R 1B9 (Plenty of parking […]

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SPEECH AT TDSB RALLY AGAINST PRAYER IN SCHOOL AUG 8, 2011 BY RAHEEL RAZA

DATE : August 9, 2011 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : 3 Comments

My fellow Canadians, Good evening. I am a Canadian Muslim, free to speak without fear, to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, and free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for […]

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PLURALISM AND ISLAM BY DR. ASGHAR ALI ENGINEER

DATE : August 4, 2011 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

PROBLEMS OF PLURALISM Asghar Ali Engineer (Islam and Modern Age, August 2011) When Islam emerged on the scene in early seventh century, Arabs were divided among different tribes but nevertheless spoke one language Arabic and more or less followed one religion (though had different traditions) i.e. worshipping different idols placed inside Ka’ba and some idols […]

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LETTER TO PAKISTANI MEDIA

DATE : August 1, 2011 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : 3 Comments

Since about one year, many Muslims of Pakistani heritage living in Canada have been experiencing a strange phenomenon. Tele-marketers call at all times of the day and night to sell us a package to teach us Qur’an. On the surface this seems harmless but there are some real concerns coming to the surface. I sent […]

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Reflections on Ramadan in Troubled Times, 1432 A.H. by Stephen Schwartz

DATE : August 1, 2011 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Islam Sight [Malappuram, Kerala, India] August 1, 2011 The Islamic holy month of Ramadan has arrived – a time for religious commitment, penance, reflection, service to our communities, and joy among all Muslims. During the holy month, Qur’an was revealed to our beloved prophet, Muhammad sallallahualeyhisalaam. During Ramadan, Muslims will fast during the daylight hours, […]

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