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Muslim-Christian Ties in Europe: Past, Present and Future

Muslim-Christian Ties in Europe: Past, Present and Future
The History of Islamic-Christian Relations in Europe: Cultural Interaction Versus Political-Ideological Confrontation From the universal perspective of the history of civilizations, Europe displays a remarkable disparity in regard to the mutual cultural influences of the Muslim and the Christian world. The influence of European thinking on the Muslim world dates back to the beginning of the 19th century while Muslim civilization had made its ...

Europe and its Muslims: Building a Common Future 1/3 (Japan)

Europe and its Muslims: Building a Common Future 1/3 (Japan)
Thank you. Thank you once again for your invitation here; for giving us the opportunity to speak about the European reality, and to share views with you in Japan. I think it is really important, not only to come and import some visions about the problems, but also for us Europeans to look at what you are dealing with in Japan and Asia to try to find trends and solutions for our problems. So thank you for this invitation. I want to thank the ...

Europe and its Muslims: Building a Common Future (Japan) 2/3

Europe and its Muslims: Building a Common Future (Japan) 2/3
Multiple Identities and Muslim Responsibilities Moving into the main part of this lecture, I want to begin by highlighting some of the circumstances that require Muslims to be critical – self-critical – and to come with new answers. This is really essential. First, when you come to a continent, there are two things that you have to acknowledge as parts of the society you are living in. The first is the collective memory and the second is the ...

Europe and its Muslims: Building a Common Future (Japan) 3/3

Europe and its Muslims: Building a Common Future (Japan) 3/3
Tackling Fear and Building Trust: Society’s Collective Responsibility We will now turn to the second part of this speech, which concerns the responsibilities of European countries. What I have previously been talking about would be easier if this was the only part of the process, that is, if the problems only had to be tackled from the Muslim side of things. But in Europe today, we are facing problems. The first one is fear. We are dealing ...

Europe and its Muslims: Building a Common Future (Japan) 2/3

Europe and its Muslims: Building a Common Future (Japan) 2/3
Multiple Identities and Muslim Responsibilities Moving into the main part of this lecture, I want to begin by highlighting some of the circumstances that require Muslims to be critical – self-critical – and to come with new answers. This is really essential. First, when you come to a continent, there are two things that you have to acknowledge as parts of the society you are living in. The first is the collective memory and the second is the ...

Europe and its Muslims: Building a Common Future (Japan) 3/3

Europe and its Muslims: Building a Common Future (Japan) 3/3
Tackling Fear and Building Trust: Society’s Collective Responsibility We will now turn to the second part of this speech, which concerns the responsibilities of European countries. What I have previously been talking about would be easier if this was the only part of the process, that is, if the problems only had to be tackled from the Muslim side of things. But in Europe today, we are facing problems. The first one is fear. We are dealing ...

Edward Said: Orientalism Revisited (25 years later)

Edward Said: Orientalism Revisited (25 years later)
Edward Said: Orientalism Revisited (25 years later) Nine years ago I wrote an afterword for Orientalism which, in trying to clarify what I believed I had and had not said, stressed not only the many discussions that had opened up since my book appeared in 1978, but the ways in which a work about representations of "the orient" lent itself to increasing misinterpretation. That I find myself feeling more ironic than irritated about that very same ...

Arnold Toynbee’s Theory of Civilizations

Arnold Toynbee’s Theory of Civilizations
Genesis Toynbee argues that "self-determining" civilizations are born (out of more primitive societies), not due to racial or environmental factors, but as a response to challenges, such as hard country, new ground, blows and pressures from other civilizations, and penalizations. He argues that for civilizations to be born, the challenge must be a golden mean; that excessive challenge will crush the civilization, and too little challenge will ...

Madrasa Education in Pakistan: In the Context of Government Policy

Madrasa Education in Pakistan: In the Context of Government Policy
Abstract: The word ‘madrasa’ do generate a lot of curiosity and negative propaganda among scholars of international community. In most of the instances it is considered to be an institution of preaching hatred and violence. Moreover, the madrasas existing in Pakistan are considered to be factories producing religious extremists. But, strangely enough, the basic reason behind the emergence of madrasa- to seek knowledge as enshrined in the ...

Indian Muslims in the Age of Muslim Uprisings

Indian Muslims in the Age of Muslim Uprisings
Muslim lands and Muslim communities are in a state of violent and intense political transformations across the Muslim heartland. States are destabilized, national identities are being deconstructed, sectarian and ideological fault lines are getting exacerbated and radicalism, extremism and state oppression is escalating. In this ocean of despair, one finds the Indian Muslim community, an island of calm moderation. Its not a small island either, ...

The Humanities and Telecommunication

The Humanities and Telecommunication
ABSTRACT: Contemporary technology in the form of electronically managed interactive telecommunications is compatible with the goals and values of the humanities. For Marx, machine-work tended toward being mechanically routine, repetitive, deskilled, and trivialized. In the case of discourse, the same criticism has been made of computerized communication. Immediacy is not authorial presence, but the experience of textuality that is maximized by ...

Inner Voice

Inner Voice
By: Allamah Sayyid Sa'eed Akhtar Rizvi Tomorrow all nations will be observing Labour Day, to remind them-selves that a laborer deserves to be respected because he earns his bread by his sweat. The example set by the religious leaders of Islam have established the dignity of labor beyond any doubt. Holy Prophet (S.A.) himself worked for Khadija for years. When the Prophet’s mosque at Madina was being built, the Holy Prophet participated fully ...

Issues in Islamic Biomedical Ethics: A Primer for the Pediatrician

Issues in Islamic Biomedical Ethics: A Primer for the Pediatrician
From the Department of Pediatrics, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan; And Roya Pirzadeh, MD From the Center of Study and Research of Medical Ethics and Ministry of Health, Islamic Republic of Iran. PEDIATRICS Vol. 108 No. 4 October 2001, pp. 965-971 SPECIAL ARTICLE: ABSTRACT The United States is becoming increasingly pluralistic. Pediatricians must become familiar with the factors that affect the emotional, physical, and spiritual ...

Muharram mourning ceremonies begin in Kenya

Muharram mourning ceremonies begin in Kenya
Shia Muslims in Kenya began holding rituals to mourn the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS). AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Shia Muslims in Kenya began holding rituals to mourn the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS). The Board of Trustees of Kenyan Jafari Shias’ Islamic Education Center has invited Ghanaian cleric Sheikh Abdul Jalil Nawui for the rituals. The Husseiniya of the center in Nairobi hosts the programs during ...

Stockholm Islamic Center to host recitation of Arafah supplication

Stockholm Islamic Center to host recitation of Arafah supplication
The Imam Ali (AS) Islamic Center in Stockholm, Sweden, will host a program on Tuesday in which the Arafah Supplication is recited. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): The Imam Ali (AS) Islamic Center in Stockholm, Sweden, will host a program on Tuesday in which the Arafah Supplication is recited. According to the center’s website, the program will begin at 5 PM at the center’s Mosalla (prayer hall). It will include recitation of verses from ...

Activists gather in front of Bahraini embassy in washington in solidarity with Hassan Mushaima

Activists gather in front of Bahraini embassy in washington in solidarity with Hassan Mushaima
The Washington-based Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) organized a sit-in outside the Bahraini Embassy in the US capital in a show of solidarity with Hassan Mushaima. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): The Washington-based Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) organized a sit-in outside the Bahraini Embassy in the US capital in a show of solidarity with Hassan Mushaima. Activists gathered outside ...

Senior Nigerian Shia cleric calls for release of Sheikh Zakzaky in Al-Quds Day

Senior Nigerian Shia cleric calls for release of Sheikh Zakzaky in Al-Quds Day
Sheikh Abdulhamid Bello Zaria, a senior cleric in the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, said in a statement on Friday that today as we chant ‘Free Palestine’ we also chant ‘Free Zakzaky’ who is the embodiment of all the over a thousand victims massacred by the Nigerian government through its army and buried in mass graves.(AhlulBayt News Agency) - Sheikh Abdulhamid Bello Zaria, a senior cleric in the Islamic Movement in ...

Activists voice concern over incommunicado detention of Bahraini Shia youth

Activists voice concern over incommunicado detention of Bahraini Shia youth
There is growing concern over Hassan al-Moallem’s wellbeing nearly one month after he was arbitrarily detained by Bahraini security forces in the Manama suburb of Juffair. (AhlulBayt News Agency) - Activists are reporting that another Bahraini youth is being subjected to incommunicado detention.There is growing concern over Hassan al-Moallem’s wellbeing nearly one month after he was arbitrarily detained by Bahraini security forces ...

Seven Shia Muslims martyred while defending besieged towns of al-Fouaa, Kefraya in Syria / Photos

Seven Shia Muslims martyred while defending besieged towns of al-Fouaa, Kefraya in Syria / Photos
Seven people martyred including one civilian, and two other civilians were injured in terrorist attacks with sniper and macinegun fire on the terrorist-besieged Shiite towns of al-Fouaa and Kefraya in northern countryside of Idleb.(AhlulBayt News Agency) - Seven people martyred including one civilian, and two other civilians were injured in terrorist attacks with sniper and macinegun fire on the besieged Shiite towns of al-Fouaa and Kefraya in ...

Academic Forum visit orphans, vulnerable children center of Bauchi in memory of Imam Khomeini

Academic Forum visit orphans, vulnerable children center of Bauchi in memory of Imam Khomeini
Academic Forum under the leadership of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky Bauchi State chapter has paid a visit to orphans and vulnerable children center in Bauchi in the series of programs that was started in memory of Imam Khomeini (Q.S) and distributes some Items which includes, detergents, soap, sanitary tissue paper ...