Articles tagged with: Islam
Reviewed by Faisal Kutty
Nineteenth-century French thinker Alexis de Tocqueville wrote that the relationship between religion and democracy in the West was the “great problem of our time.” While arguably it may be less significant in …
New York Times
September 9, 2010
Nearly every Sept. 11 since Sept. 11, Hadidjatou Karamoko Traoré has made sure that her three children were dressed in their best clothes, and taken them from their tidy brick home …
By Rebecca English
Prince Charles yesterday urged the world to follow Islamic ’spiritual principles’ in order to save the environment.
In a high-profile speech, the heir to the throne argued that man’s destruction of the world …
By Christian C. Sahner
The controversial Tariq Ramadan’s latest book promotes a “Western” version of Islam. Is he the “Muslim Martin Luther”?
Late last month, Secretary of State Hilary Clinton lifted a six-year visa ban on the …
Great Books and Thinkers of Islamic Civilization
With Dr. Timothy Gianotti
This new series, open to everyone, calls attention to the rich diversity of the Islamic tradition by showcasing great books, thinkers, and ideas from all over …
Canadian Certificate in Muslim Studies
Emphasizing the importance of the Islamic faith and its location within the Canadian context, a 21st-century pluralistic society.
Saturday, February 6, 2010
Community Workers, Volunteers, …
By Imam Dr. Abdul Hai Patel
The year 2009 will be remembered for number of international gatherings and conferences. A year when G8 summit is changed to G20 summit, an Environment conference in Copenhagen and host …
By Haroon Siddiqui
There’s a lot that remains unsaid despite all that has been said about the foiled terrorist attack on a Detroit-bound plane Christmas Day.
More than the experts, it’s the public that quickly caught on …
By Reem Salahi
A few weeks ago, five young Muslim men were arrested in Pakistan for allegedly seeking to join militant groups. The boys’ sudden disappearance coupled by a “farewell” video reignited the media’s obsession with …
RAISING LEADERS OF TOMORROW – Advancing the Pace of Youth Initiatives.
The event will be at ISNA in Mississauga
Saturday December 19, 2009 after maghrib insha’Allah
We are anticipating anywhere between 300 – 500 people
This is a fund …
By Hadeel Al-Shalchi
MECCA, Saudi Arabia — One of the main rites at Islam’s annual hajj centers on the bravery and determination of a woman. According to Muslim tradition, Hagar, the consort of the patriarch Abraham, …
Normative Pluralism and the Theological Challenge of Progressive Islam
Lecture by Dr. Mohammad Fadel
Muslims have been engaged in numerous reform movements throughout the Islamic world over the last 200 years. While not all of these reform …
By Tariq Ramadan
It wasn’t meant to go this way. For months we had been told that the efforts to ban the construction of minarets in Switzerland were doomed. The last surveys suggested around 34% of …
By Juan Cole
Switzerland on Sunday voted by 58 percent in favor of banning minarets.
This campaign poster was banned for being racist, but apparently the goal of the poster, now that is all right.
Swissinfo surveys …