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October 2012

The Real Islamophobia by Sam Westrop

DATE : October 30, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

October 29, 2012 at 4:30 am “Islamophobia” is not, as claimed by some critics, just a concept invented by Islamist organizations to distract from their own fundamentalism; it is is a form of prejudice, exacerbated by governments, university faculties, the media and even interfaith groups. The greatest threat to moderate Islam and its assimilation with […]

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REVIEW OF MUSLIMS FACING TOMORROW LAUNCH

DATE : October 16, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Fighting To Be Heard October 16, 2012 by expatlogue The description of the past cannot be the prescription for the future I attended the launch of the Council of Muslims Facing Tomorrow at the invitation of Raheel Raza, journalist, author, public speaker and activist. She founded MFT to amplify the moderate Muslim voice at a time […]

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JOURNEYS TO THE CENTRE OF MY SOUL

DATE : October 13, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : 3 Comments

DIVERSITY, TRANSFORMATION AND HOPE – WINNIPEG OCTOBER 11, 2012 What a joy, to travel the way of the heart. ~ Mevlana Rumi A month ago I was invited by the Centre for Christian Studies to their 130th Anniversary celebrations in Winnipeg. The theme of the evening was Diversity, Transformation and Hope. I was to substitute […]

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IS RENAISSANCE POSSIBLE IN ISLAMIC WORLD TODAY?

DATE : October 13, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : 2 Comments

Asghar Ali Engineer  (Islam and Modern Age, October 2012)  Institute of Islamic Studies, Mumbai Why have I put a question mark? Is there doubt about it? Yes, very much. It would be too simplistic to assume  that potential for such a change already exist and it is only a push that is needed  to bring […]

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Muslim women react to Pakistan girl’s shooting

DATE : October 11, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

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ALL THIS SINGING, JUST ONE SONG

DATE : October 7, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

 By Raheel Raza for New Age Islam 7 Oct 2012 On a beautifully clear, full moon night a few Sundays ago, an incredible event took place at the Harbour front Theatre in Toronto. An Israeli born musician alternately played the acoustic guitar and a Bansuri (flute) accompanied by two gypsy folksingers who played the Harmonium, […]

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