Tours of mosque promote understanding
By Janice Neumann Before visiting the American Islamic Association, Gary Kopycinski always tells his religion students the learning experience will make them “bridge-builders” whenever they encounter people of different faiths. The students at Marion Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, who already are interested in learning more about Islam and the Muslim culture, become even… Read More ›
Mass Wedding for Nigeria Muslim Reverts
By: OnIslam & Newspapers Assisting new Muslim reverts, a Nigerian center for new Muslims have announced plans to arrange mass weddings for reverts to Islam, to help them start a stabilized family life in Islam. “Before the wedding the center will arrange for a screening exercise for prospective grooms and brides in order to ensure… Read More ›
Christian fighters in CAR are trying to “ethnically cleanse Muslims”
Rights group’s report blames anti-Balaka fighters for attacks leading to “Muslim exodus of historic proportions”. Anti-Balaka fighters in the Central African Republic are trying to “ethnically cleanse Muslims”, Amnesty International, the UK-based rights organisation, says in a report that cites first-hand testimonies from victims of the violence in the country’s Northwest. The result of the violent attacks is… Read More ›
Hindus and Muslims ‘least likely to engage in premarital sex’
Hindus and Muslims are less likely than Christians and Jews to have premarital sex, and Muslims are least likely among people of these religious groups to get involved in extramarital sex, a new study has revealed.Co-authored by Amy Adamczyk, Associate Professor of Sociology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and Brittany Hayes, Ph.D. student in… Read More ›
Muslims shouldn’t have to prove themselves to us
From Lynn G. Carlson Cheyenne I have to respond to the mean-spirited letter from Andy Kmetz regarding Muslims (“Just what have Muslims ever done for America?” Feb. 4). I served my country in the United States Peace Corps from 1983 to 1986 in Mali, West Africa n a country where the majority of the population… Read More ›
Christmas: When was Jesus Christ Born?
بِسۡمِ ٱللهِ ٱلرَّحۡمَـٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ We are approaching the time of the year, where Christians around the World celebrate the supposed birth of Jesus Christ (peace be upon him), which is December 25th. Question arises:- ‘is there any evidence from the Bible for the assumed date, 25th December?’ The Gospel of Luke relates the time, the… Read More ›
Did earliest Christians believe (alleged) crucifixion to be indispensible?
Did earliest Christians believe (alleged) crucifixion to be indispensible? An account of the earliest biblical Christians who did not believe crucifixion to be imperative! Question Mark Introduction, Background and Premise Paul had made it indispensible for his followers that Jesus’ (peace be upon him) alleged crucifixion is the corner stone of Christianity. According… Read More ›