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Limitations for Women in Muslim Marriages

Limitations for Women in Muslim Marriages

| April 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

A Look at the Double Standards in Muslim Marriages When it comes to Muslim marriages, what’s good for the goose isn’t good for the gander. In both the Quran and in the Sunnah (sayings of Prophet Muhammad), a Muslim man is allowed to marry a non-Muslim woman as long as she is a believer (Jewish […]

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The Stoning of Soraya M.

The Stoning of Soraya M.

| April 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

Rated 5//5 Stars The Stoning of Soraya M. is a bold narrative set during a post-Shah era in a small village in Iran.  The story embarks upon the arrival of a journalist, played by Passion of the Christ star, Jim Cavaziel, who hears a woman tell the story of her niece Soraya.   It was […]

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Reflections on Fort Hood

Reflections on Fort Hood

| March 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Now that some time has passed since the shootings at Fort Hood has taken place; it’s time to look back. For many emotions have been running on high since the terrorist attacks on 9/11. It’s important that we review those emotions instead of blindly applying them to every untoward event that happens. Major Nidal Malik […]

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The Emperor Has No Clothes

The Emperor Has No Clothes

| January 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

At the 2004 Democrat National Convention a little know senatorial candidate from Illinois gave an electrifying speech. It was the kind of speech that brings Americans together. He talked about America as a “beacon of freedom.” He referred to a grandfather who volunteered for service in the wake of Pearl Harbor. He even noted that […]

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Bridging the Gap: What Fort Hood Has in Common with the Buffalo Beheading

| January 27, 2010 | 1 Comment

Originally written for and first published with Islamist Watch   When Americans first heard of Islamic extremism, most didn’t consider homegrown terrorists. Even further removed from our imagination was any idea that a Pakistani man working to change Muslim stereotypes, or that a Palestinian-American Army psychiatrist, would make national news for their acts of extremism […]

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Questioning the Sustainability of Shas

| January 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

Shas: A Look at Israel’s Political Party and Its Role in the Future Development of the State   The modern state of Israel is as much a nexus of paradox as it is a homeland for Jews. It is a state born from a movement that had been so long defined by religious messianic hope, […]

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God’s Battalion: The Case for the Crusades

God’s Battalion: The Case for the Crusades

| December 24, 2009 | 0 Comments

God’s Battalion: The Case for the Crusades Author: Rodney Stark, Co-Director of the Institute for Studies of Religion and Professor of Social Sciences at Baylor University   Background: “It always seems counterintuitive to moderns that warfare and religion can be consistent. Ideally, followers of the prince of peace are to avoid the sword and shield. […]

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Face to faith: Freedom of Religion Should be Extended to the Use of Drugs in Spiritual Practice

Face to faith: Freedom of Religion Should be Extended to the Use of Drugs in Spiritual Practice

| December 18, 2009 | 0 Comments

submitted by Alexander Beiner In the heavy, moist air of the Amazon rainforest, I sit waiting as an old shaman pours an ancient sacrament into a cup. The brew he has prepared is ayahuasca, a blend of two plants that provides a visionary experience of such sublime, boundary-dissolving beauty that it changes the way you […]

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Jerusalem Divided: Palestine to Receive Stake in Jerusalem

Jerusalem Divided: Palestine to Receive Stake in Jerusalem

| December 10, 2009 | 0 Comments

EU’s Call for a Two-State Capital Fails Logic Originally written for and featured in REVOLUTION Islam · December 10, 2009 As if Jerusalem were stock that could be divided among shareholders –  butapparently that’s what EU ministers must think of one of the holiest cities to the three largest monotheistic faiths. In an effort to […]

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America’s Last War: The Effect of Diversity on America’s History

America’s Last War: The Effect of Diversity on America’s History

| December 9, 2009 | 0 Comments

submitted by Rabbi Shifren Here is a Pearl Harbor story you WON’T hear: I am a teacher, as some of you might know, for 22 years now in the L.A.United School District. It was one particular Dec. 7, several years ago, that I received the biggest wake up call of my life, changing forever my […]

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A Global Inheritance: Who “Owns” Space?

A Global Inheritance: Who “Owns” Space?

| December 4, 2009 | 0 Comments

A War and Peace article entitled “Who Owns Space?” writer Kevin Sanders takes on the question of which nation/group has authority over space. Taking on Alex Lightman, Sanders cites against the Kennedy School of Government graduate by arguing the case against the U.S. Though his specific arguments were flawed at times, citing acts committed by […]

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Can 30,000 More Troops “Fix” Afghanistan?

Can 30,000 More Troops “Fix” Afghanistan?

| December 3, 2009 | 0 Comments

As Obama shows he doesn’t have greater problem solving ingenuity than his predecessor, the chant of “Hope and Change” is now recognized for the gimmicky election relic that it is.  Post 9-11, not only did the U.S. Government fail to attack the root of the problem, they failed to target the right country. 9-11 was […]

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Khuda Ke Liye

Khuda Ke Liye

| December 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

Rated: 4.5/5 Stars Literally translating to “For God’s Sake” or “For God”, Khuda Ke Liye is a critically acclaimed film that tells of the path three different characters follow. It was in written and directed by Shoaib Mansoor, a Pakistani talent who debuted as a director when Khuda Ke Liye was released in Pakistan.  You […]

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East is East

| November 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

Rated: 4/5 Stars Part comedy, part drama, East is East is the story of a Pakistani-British household in 1960s England. George Khan (Om Puri) is a first generation Pakistani immigrant married to a British woman named Ella (Linda Basset).  The complexity kicks in around the antics of their part Paki- part Brit children who walk […]

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