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American Muslims United in Change -  Part 2

American Muslims United in Change - Part 2

Last week I introduced you to three strong and amazing Muslim women here in America who are making a vast difference with their activism. This week, I give you three men who are also trailblazers in t
Last Updated on Saturday, 25 October 2014 02:19

Does Islam Allow Discourse and Critical Thinking?

Does Islam Allow Discourse and Critical Thinking?
I walked by the “Dawah Day” booth of the Muslim student group at my university and read something that I found interesting. Representing the five pillars of Islam were literally five walls that po
Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 18:41

What Are the Problems with “Ethical” Meat?

What Are the Problems with “Ethical” Meat?
After writing about why atheists should be vegans, I got a lot of responses from readers who said that it’s okay to eat ethically-raised meat. Shouldn’t we pursue those, the argument goes, instead
Last Updated on Monday, 06 October 2014 00:07

Religion and the Devaluing of Our Very Existence

Religion and the Devaluing of Our Very Existence
There seems to be a trend occurring. That trend is religion devaluing human life. Yet, is this a new trend? And, is it religion, or the humans practicing their religion, that are doing the ultimate ha
Last Updated on Saturday, 27 September 2014 20:38

Lebanon and the Rise of Christian Nationalism

Lebanon and the Rise of Christian Nationalism
As a result of the Arab uprisings and especially the Syrian crisis, Lebanon is experiencing a radicalization of its religious communities. This radicalization is not only evident in the Muslim communi
Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 22:58

ISIL: Quest to Understand Complex Militant Group

ISIL: Quest to Understand Complex Militant Group
What can I write that has not already been written about ISIL (also known as ISIS)? There is no need to define the group, nor is there a need to recap what they stand for. There is no need to speak of
Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 14:32

Salvation: Where Does It Come From?

Salvation: Where Does It Come From?
The Ebola outbreak that has all the world on the edge of its seat is legitimate cause for despair. The continued violence between Israel and Palestine, the brutality of the Syrian regime and our Ameri
Last Updated on Friday, 29 August 2014 17:29

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