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Abducting Girls in the Name of God
Originally Posted: 05/12/2014 - 4:21pm | Type: Blog

Invoking the name of God to justify human barbarity is a painfully tragic and an ongoing occurrence. If hearing these lies about God breaks our hearts, we can only imagine they must also break the heart of God ...

Sermon: In the Breaking — #bringbackourgirls
Originally Posted: 05/05/2014 - 9:15am | Type: Blog

Listen to our cry. Listen to our sorrow. May God warm the hearts of the kidnappers and those who have purchased the girls. The first time I heard the news about the 270 Nigerian s ...

Rival to Miss World Will Crown a Pious Muslim Woman
Originally Posted: 09/17/2013 - 1:56pm | Type: Blog

After hardline Islamists voiced opposition to the Miss World contest now being staged in Muslim-majority Indonesia, a rival World Muslimah beauty contest exclusively for Muslim women will announce its winner o ...

Commentary: Don’t Surrender Islam to the Islamists
Originally Posted: 09/05/2013 - 4:13pm | Type: Blog

As a Muslim, I refuse to give up Islam to the Islamists. So should others who believe in a deeply pluralistic Islam of the sort my Indian-born grandparents taught. It is the only path to peaceful resolution of ...

Political Islam on the Defensive Across the Middle East
Originally Posted: 08/21/2013 - 10:15am | Type: Blog

The backlash against Muslim Brotherhood rule in Egypt comes as secular forces across the Middle East are rising up in opposition to political Islam. Divisions reach from top leaders to the street. ...