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The Battle of Vienna: Myth and Reality

The Battle of Vienna: Myth and Reality

If we examine the battle closely, we can understand it rather differently: as a battle based on inter-ethnic cooperation. After all, John III Sobieski (1629-96), the king of the multilingual and multi-religious Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, might not have won the battle were it not for the help of his country’s Sunni Muslim Tatars, known as the Lipka Tatars. ‘Tatar’ was the[Read More…]

July 31, 2018 0 comments Society
Religion and American Constitution by Ismail Royer

Religion and American Constitution by Ismail Royer

It is human nature for individuals to reach different conclusions about what is true, and to be convinced that one’s beliefs, being true, deserve to prevail over false beliefs. The diversity of our opinions and our zeal in advancing them, wrote James Madison, has “divided mankind into parties, inflamed them with mutual animosity, and rendered them much more disposed to[Read More…]

July 14, 2018 0 comments Society
Western Muslim Intellectual on a Shakespeare’s Political Plays

Western Muslim Intellectual on a Shakespeare’s Political Plays

Hajj Abdallah Robert Luongo (passed in 2012) spokes in this video on Coriolanus, Shakespeare’s most political play and it’s significance in today’s template of real power.

July 5, 2018 0 comments Society
A Role of Muslim Husband by Daniel Haqiqatjou

A Role of Muslim Husband by Daniel Haqiqatjou

What is the role of a husband in marriage as far as Islam is concerned? Giving a full elaboration cannot be done on social media. But one aspect that needs to be highlighted is authority. Allah has granted the husband/father authority within marriage when He says: “Men are qawwamun over women” in Surat al-Nisa. Simply put, to be qawwamun means[Read More…]

July 3, 2018 0 comments Faith, Society
Hamza Yusuf & Roger Scruton on Conservatism

Hamza Yusuf & Roger Scruton on Conservatism

Roger Scruton and Hamza Yusuf meet in the library of Zaytuna College to have a wide-ranging discussion on the true meaning of conservatism. Roger Scruton is philosopher of politics and aesthetics. He has authored more than fifty books on culture, philosophy, and religion, including A Dictionary of Political Thought and How to Be a Conservative. He received his Ph.D. in[Read More…]

June 7, 2018 0 comments Society
Ukrainian Muslims Works to Benefit the Community

Ukrainian Muslims Works to Benefit the Community

Tetiana Yevloieva, an activist with the Religious Administration for Muslims in Ukraine “Ummah,” talks about Ramadan celebration, charity work for IDPs and orphans, and interfaith cooperation.

June 3, 2018 0 comments Society
Spain’s Granada mosque attract Muslims in Ramadan

Spain’s Granada mosque attract Muslims in Ramadan

A mosque in the Andalusian city of Granada located in southern Spain overlooking the famous Alhambra Palace is attracting more Muslims during the month of Ramadan. The mosque named “Mezquita Mayor de Granada” (Grand Mosque of Granada) is hosting iftar dinners in which people are served with dates and Moroccan Harira soup. Mosque’s Secretary-General Zacarias Lopez Rejon said that they broke Sunday’s fast with milk and dates, while Harira soup[Read More…]

June 3, 2018 0 comments Society
Islam and Modernity by Kareem Maliki (part 1)

Islam and Modernity by Kareem Maliki (part 1)

South-African Muslim of Russian origin Kareem Maliki speaks about Islam and Modernity (part 1)

May 14, 2018 0 comments Society
New Atheists Against Islam

New Atheists Against Islam

The New Atheists are a small, incredibly vocal and influential group that fervently disagree with religion. They call religion inherently violent and blame it for a variety of international conflicts. But how fair are their accusations?

May 14, 2018 0 comments Society
England, Alive!

England, Alive!

“To move from Christianity to Islam, for an English man or woman, is not the giant leap an outsider might assume. It is simply the logical next step in the epic story of our people.” Sheikh Timothy Winter, British and Muslim “An Englishman can visit his pub on the regular, but may not find alcohol there; no matter, he believes in[Read More…]

May 10, 2018 1 comment Society