Browsing articles from "December, 2010"
Dec
29
2010

‘Little mosque on the tundra’ opens

One of the world’s most northerly mosques has opened in Inuvik, N.W.T., where the Arctic town’s growing Muslim community is celebrating its new place of worship.

Affectionately being dubbed “the little mosque on the tundra,” the Midnight Sun Mosque and community centre officially opened at a ceremony Wednesday afternoon.

Dec
28
2010

A Just Faith

Those who enquire about the basics of Islam are usually told about the “Five Pillars” of the religion. These relate to faith and to practice, but at a deeper level it might be said that there are two great pillars which support the whole edifice argues Charles Le Gai Eaton. These are Peace and Justice. The two are clearly connected since there can be no enduring peace without justice. The very word “Islam” comes from […]

Dec
28
2010

What Poets and Novelists Say about Prophet Muhammad

George Bernard Shaw

Since nine centuries in European societies some myths about Prophet Muhammad have been established due to historical conflict between Europe and Islamic world. But many of thinkers, philosophers and scholars have had another opinion, an objective and logical. Poets, novelists and writers were more distinguished to express their views on Muhammad. Emotions or illusions did not plunge them about truth, which they used to discuss and reach it. Lessing, Goethe, Pushkin, Lamartine, Collins, in addition […]

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