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Toward a New Islamic Golden Age through Science

Toward a New Islamic Golden Age through Science

By Nidhal Guessoum | (Project Syndicate) | - - SHARJAH – The Muslim world’s past contributions to science and education were extraordinary. The Islamic “golden age” – during which scholarship and learning…
An Islamic Reformation?  There have been Many

An Islamic Reformation? There have been Many

Sami Zubaida | ( Open Democracy) | - - We keep hearing calls for an ‘Islamic Reformation’, but the Protestant Reformation was not a liberal enterprise: it was the original ‘fundamentalism’, whence…
Muslims Shield Christians from al-Shabab Terror

Muslims Shield Christians from al-Shabab Terror

Cenk Uygur | (The Young Turks Video Report) | - - "Al-Shabaab is a terrorist group that operates in Somalia and Kenya. Lately they have been attacking buses full of civilians, particularly…
Do Christians and Muslims worship the same God?

Do Christians and Muslims worship the same God?

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - Wheaton College suspended a tenured professor of Political Science for quoting Pope Francis that Christians and Muslims worship the same God. So, do…
Top Seven Myths about Muslims

Top Seven Myths about Muslims

By Baher Kamal | (Inter Press Service) | - - MADRID, Dec 3 2015 (IPS) - Of all over-written, under-reported issues and regions, the Middle East is perhaps one of the oldest,…
Poll: Muslims actually HATE ISIL/ Daesh

Poll: Muslims actually HATE ISIL/ Daesh

Ana Kasparian, John Iadarola, Jimmy Dore & Francesca Fiorentini | (The Young Turks) | - - N. B. Charts courtesy Pew Research Center [N.B. 6% of Buddhists in Malaysia think well of…
How Islamic law can take on ISIL

How Islamic law can take on ISIL

By Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im | (The Conversation) | - - The media coverage of the terrorist atrocities of Friday November 13 in Paris would seem to promote an almost mythical image of…