Thank you Rick Sanchez. Thank you very much!
- Middle East
- South America
- Take Action
- Web 2.0
- March 2010
- February 2010
- January 2010
- December 2009
- November 2009
- October 2009
- September 2009
- August 2009
- July 2009
- June 2009
- May 2009
- April 2009
- March 2009
- February 2009
- January 2009
- December 2008
- November 2008
- October 2008
- September 2008
- August 2008
- July 2008
- June 2008
- May 2008
- April 2008
- March 2008
- February 2008
- January 2008
- December 2007
- November 2007
- October 2007
- September 2007
- August 2007
- July 2007
- June 2007
- May 2007
- April 2007
- March 2007
- February 2007
- January 2007
- December 2006
- November 2006
- October 2006
- September 2006
- August 2006
- July 2006
- June 2006
- May 2006
- April 2006
- March 2006
- February 2006
- January 2006
- December 2005
- November 2005
Terrorism: The unequal treatment of two religiously motivated crimes
By Junaid M. Afeef, June 8, 2009
For two recent crimes, a Muslim, Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad, is charged with terrorism and murder. In a similar case, a Christian, Scott Roeder, is charged with murder but not terrorism. Yet, there are ample indications that both sought to influence government policy.
May God guide them all.
Funny video on the Spanish Inquisition.
Click here to read the entire 31-page article. (PDF)
Update: this is from the 2008 Spring Edition of Zaytuna’s “Seasons” Journal (paid, not free). It was only recently released for free this week and is currently on Zaytuna’s homepage.
This is a talk on Biblical manuscript tampering by Bart Ehrman, Professor of Religious Studies of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1h40m):
“Know they not that Allah knoweth what they conceal and what they reveal? And there are among them illiterates, who know not the Book, but (see therein their own) desires, and they do nothing but conjecture. Then woe to those who write the Book with their own hands, and then say:”This is from Allah,” to traffic with it for miserable price!- Woe to them for what their hands do write, and for the gain they make thereby.” (Surah al-Baqarah, 77-79)
I think this man is secretly reading the Qur’an.
God will not intervene to prevent humanity from wreaking disastrous damage to the environment, the Archbishop of Canterbury has warned.
In a lecture, Dr Rowan Williams urged a “radical change of heart” to prevent runaway climate change.
At York Minster he said humanity should turn away from the selfishness and greed that leads it to ignore its interdependence with the natural world.
It’s called the diseases of the heart my brother of another faith.
And God would not guarantee a “happy ending”, he warned.
Dr Williams has often spoken out about environmental issues.
The “happy ending” is yawm al qiyaamah. It’s happy for some and unhappy for others.
Speaking on Wednesday he said just as God gave humans free will to do “immeasurable damage” to themselves as individuals it seemed “clear” they had the same “terrible freedom” as a human race.
“I think that to suggest that God might intervene to protect us from the corporate folly of our practices is as unchristian and unbiblical as to suggest that he protects us from the results of our individual folly or sin,” he said.
Word. It’s called riba (usury, interest). This is result of it. On to the rest of the article:
I disagree with many of his views and beliefs but this is definitely something really nice to see from a Muslim leader:
“In the Name of God the Compassionate, the Merciful.
Upon the anniversary of the birth of Jesus, Son of Mary, the Word of God, the Messenger of mercy, I would like to congratulate the followers of Abrahamic faiths, especially the followers of Jesus Christ, and the people of Britain.
Read the rest of this entry »
The current economic crisis has even effected churches:
During this holiday season of hard times, not even houses of God have been spared. Some lenders believe more churches than ever have fallen behind on loans or defaulted this year. Some churches, and at least one company that specialized in church lending, have filed for bankruptcy. Church giving is down as much as 15% in some places, pastors and lenders report.
The financial problems are crimping a church building boom that began in the 1990s, when megachurches multiplied, turning many houses of worship into suburban social centers complete with bookstores, gyms and coffee bars. Lenders say mortgage applications are down, while some commercial lenders no longer see churches as a safe investment.
I wonder if the masajid in America have a seen a decline in donations.
Source: Wall Street Journal
BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) — From a distance, it looks like an apparition: a huge multi-colored hot-air balloon floating in the Baghdad sky, bearing a large poster of Jesus Christ. Below it, an Iraqi flag
Welcome to the first-ever public Christmas celebration in Baghdad, held Saturday and sponsored by the Iraqi Interior Ministry. Once thought to be infiltrated by death squads, the Ministry now is trying to root out sectarian violence — as well as improve its P.R. image.
Even before I can ask Interior Ministry spokesman Major-General Abdul Karim Khalaf a question, he greets me with a big smile. “All Iraqis are Christian today!” he says.
Saw this in Abu Yusuf’s blog here. He has a good point in saying:
I wonder if America will allow an event like this for Eid or Ramadan, or have someone say “today, all Amercans are Muslims”
- About MR (44): Faqir Alamm, muhammad arif, sarah osman,
- MR’s Online Qur’an Reading Contest Ramadan 2007/1428 Standings (70): Mrf_mask,
- Contact MR (16): saaleha, Donna Gabriel,
- MR Radio (51): Nitimmimb, Brother in Islam,
- IDF T-Shirt – Pregnant Palestinian Woman – 1 shot, 2 kills (14): miloservic,
- Fasting on the 13th, 14th and 15th of Sha’ban (19): Shahid,
- Shaykh Yasir Qadhi and Shaykh Bilal Philips responds to the Salafi Propaganda of “Undercover Mosque” (94): Aboo Moosaa, Aboo Moosaa,
- Reflection on the Death of My Father
- Abu MR – Inna Lillahi wa Inna Ilayhi Rajioon
- Not quite done yet…
- The End – Mujahideen Ryder’s Blog (2000 to 2009) [UPDATED]
- My father’s favorite ayat or the ones most often repeated to me
- FOX News guest forgot about 9/11
- “Niggers don’t expel Jews! This isn’t what we brought you to Israel_for!”
- Shaykh Muhammad Alshareef
- Shaykh Faraz Rabbani
- Lamppost Productions
- Dr. Abdul Hakim Jackson
- Imam Suhaib Webb
- Imam Zaid Shakir
- Shaykh Hamza Yusuf
- Shaykh Nazim Mangera
- Al-Maghrib Institute
- Muslims United for Change
- Al-Madina Institute
- Zaytuna Institute
- Brooklyns Finest
- Traveler on the Path of Knowledge
- YM Blog
- Another Econ Hopeful
- In Search for the Truth
- Muslim in America
- Sulayman’s log
- The Muslimah
- Sunni Sister
- Waqt Well Wasted
- The Muslim Voice
- Invisible Frown
- Quest for the Right One
- A Muslim’s Thoughts
- What do Muslims think about Jesus?
- iMuslim TV
- OrGaNiZeD KoNFuSioN
- Islamic Learning Materials
- Reflections of a Muslimah
- Naeem’s Blog
- Abdur Rahman’s Corner
- Mind, Body, Soul
- U.M.A. – United Muslims of America
- Fools are Wiser
- Chill yo Islam yo
- Tariq Nelson
- Nihal Khan
- Guyanese Sufi
- Faqir Alamm: As-salamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa
- Mrf_mask: Vey Nice Work
- muhammad arif: Very Nice Work for Dawah. Visit
- sarah osman: Asalam alakum akhi Thannk you
- saaleha: I have recently heard that
- Nitimmimb: Приглашаем присоединится Вас в нашей
- Donna Gabriel: Do you have a Facebook
- Important The Batil Path of MuslimMatters - Page 6: [...] Re: The Batil Path
- Brother in Islam: It's too bad you won't
- miloservic: check this： israeli puppies http://www.ifamericansknew.org/ The Israeli-Palestinian