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    A Muslim, A Christian, A Sikh And A Hindu Walk Into A College Dorm Room . And Discover World Peace

    Forwarded by forum member Tejwant Singh ji Malik A Muslim, a Christian, a Sikh and a Hindu Walk into a College Dorm Room ... and Discover World Peace Qasim Rashid Member, Muslim Writers Guild of America Posted: February 21, 2011 07:13 PM So the story begins like this. Four students, an...
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    Islam Christians Under Siege: The Challenge Of Religious Pluralism In The Muslim World

    By John L. Esposito Professor of Religion and International Affairs Note: This post was co-authored by Sheila B. Lalwani. Conflicts and killings from Africa to Southeast Asia have brought into sharp relief the significant threat to religious minorities in some Muslim societies. While...
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    Islam Global Muslim Population To Grow At 'double Rate' Of Non-Muslims In Next 20 Years

    http://www.merinews.com/article/global-muslim-population-to-grow-at-double-rate-of-non-muslims-in-next-20-yrs/15841095.shtml Global Muslim population to grow at 'double rate' of non-Muslims in next 20-yrs The world's Muslim population is expected to grow at about twice the rate of the...
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    Islam Muslim Seminary Ends Talks With Vatican Over Pope's Comments

    By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) The most prestigious religious university in the Sunni Muslim world has suspended dialogue with the Vatican to protest statements by Pope Benedict XVI denouncing violence against Christians in Egypt. The move, on Thursday (Jan...
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    Navigating The Turbulent Waters Of Religion And Women's Rights: An Interview With Thoraya Obaid

    Thoraya Obaid, a proud Muslim and Saudi Arabian citizen, just completed ten years as Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations agency that seems always to be in the cross hairs of religious controversy. A passionate advocate both for women's rights and...
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    UK Not Just White Girls, Pak Muslim Men Sexually Target Hindu And Sikh Girls As Well

    'Not just White girls, Pak Muslim men sexually target Hindu and Sikh girls as well Yudhvir Rana, TNN, Jan 10, 2011, 06.19pm IST AMRITSAR: A day after UKs' former home secretary Jack Straw blamed some Pakistani Muslim men for targeting "vulnerable" White girls sexually, UK's Hindu and...
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    Islam Misogyny In The Muslim World: Bound By Culture Or Religion?

    Misogyny in the Muslim World: Bound by Culture or Religion? Ida Lichtner M.D. Iranian Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani was forced into prostitution by her husband to finance his opium addiction, and now she faces stoning to death for adultery. In Sudan, police flog women sentenced under...
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    Opinion Aatish Taseer: Muslim Father, Sikh Mother, Family, Culture And Identity

    From Amandeep Singh via Gyani Jarnail Singh "Arshi" ANZ Sikhs Aatish Taseer is the son of Pakistan Governor Salman Taseer, who was assasinated yesterday, and journalist Tavleen Singh, who became famous for interviewing Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale in 1980's for India Today. Aatish was...
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    Islam Heroic, Female And Muslim

    What’s the ugliest side of Islam? Maybe it’s the Somali Muslim militias that engage in atrocities like the execution of a 13-year-old girl named Aisha Ibrahim. Three men raped Aisha, and when she reported the crime she was charged with illicit sex, half-buried in the ground before a crowd of...
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    Canada Corrections Canada Hires First Female Muslim Guard

    Corrections Canada hires first female Muslim guard Recruit in training to work in men's prison By KATHLEEN HARRIS, QMI Agency Last Updated: December 10, 2010 6:50pm The Correctional Service of Canada has hired its first female Muslim prison guard who will wear a hijab specially designed for...
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    Sikh Girl Marriage With Muslim Guy - What Are Your Views?

    This is my first time on this forum, so Hello :) I am sikh but to be very honest I do not know much about my faith.. and would like to know your opinions on sikh-muslim relationships. Some people say that we're all human and hence equal, meaning that marrying those of other religions should...
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    USA CAIR Asks FBI To Probe Attack On California Sikh Mistaken For Muslim

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. Nov. 29, 2010 - The Sacramento Valley chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) today called on the FBI to investigate a possible bias motive for an attack on a Sikh taxi driver who was attacked after apparently being mistaken for a Muslim. CAIR-SV...
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    Controversial Kashmiri Muslim Performing Kirtan: Tasleema Langoo (Blog Of Navdeep Singh Dhillon)

    Muslim Performing Kirtan? Posted by Navdeep On November - 27 - 2010 Related thread is http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/sikh-sikhi-sikhism/32388-muslim-teenager-kashmir-performs-teaches-kirtan.html Photos: Guru Nanak Dev Ji with Bhai Mardana, Muslim rababi Tasleema Langoo teaching performing...
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    Islam First Lady’s Handshake With Conservative Muslim Raises Indonesian Eyebrows

    This is what in the US we call "can't win for losing." On the one hand Obama policies are viewed as too sympathetic to Islam. On the other hand, they are not sympathetic enough. Is it possible to find answers that are reality based? Read on and you will discover that this article covers more...
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    Islam It Hurts To Be Muslim, Too

    Watch The Linguists, a documentary about two really smart men who travel across the world to record dying languages because they cannot save them. They feel, express and implore, we should have: We should have tried to preserve the many different ways in which people perceive the world...
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    Park 51 In India: The Babri Mosque Verdict

    See if this sounds familiar: Several thousand years ago a man who would become a god was born on a land that would become holy, because of him. Several thousand years later, people are still dying because of disputes surrounding this god's birthplace. It's not what you think. It's about...
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    USA Judge OKs Lawsuit Accusing NYC Transit Of Discriminating Against Muslim, Sikh Employees

    A Brooklyn judge gave the okay Tuesday to a federal lawsuit accusing New York City Transit of discriminating against Muslim and Sikh employees. Transit officials require employees wearing turbans and head scarves to affix the agency logo to the garment, prompting a lawsuit by the U.S. Justice...
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    Muslim Teenager In Kashmir Performs, Teaches Kirtan . To Sikhs

    Muslim Teenager in Kashmir Performs, Teaches Kirtan ... to Sikhs by HAROON MIRANI When someone of another faith performs Kirtan of Sikh shabads, the audience is left mesmerized On a lazy afternoon in the summer of 2000, at a Gurdwara in Srinagar (Kashmir), devotees were listening to...
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    Christianity Moves To Outlaw Full Muslim Veil In Catholic Schools

    By Clodagh Sheehy Wednesday September 22 2010 MUSLIM girls should not wear a full veil in Catholic secondary schools, new guidelines have recommended. While no pupil or staff member should be prevented from wearing a religious symbol or garment, such as a turban for Sikh boys or a hijab...
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    Islam The Problem Of Suffering: Muslim Theological Reflections

    Posted for SPN member Tejwant Singh ji Malik The Problem of Suffering: Muslim Theological Reflections Sherman A. Jackson Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Michigan Posted: September 18, 2010 07:51 PM Admin Note: The conversation below had me...
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