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IS SHARIA IMMUTABLE? By Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer

IT is believed by millions of Muslims across the world that Sharia laws are immutable and represent divine will. This is based on serious misunderstanding. Sharia is not and cannot be immutable. Recently I was invited to the Jaipur Literary … Continue reading

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DR. KHALED ABOU EL FADL – Listed among 50 smartest people of faith http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2013/01/06/50-smartest-people-faith/

    Calling for Islamic reformation Scholar is critical of fellow Muslims Status of women needs examination RAHEEL RAZA SPECIAL TO THE STAR – 23 November 2002 Khaled Abou El Fadl, often called “defender of the faith,” has become one … Continue reading

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From Citizenship to Culture: Seeing Muslims through a Different Lens

From Citizenship to Culture: Seeing Muslims through a Different Lens With Raheel Raza  Tuesdays, January 29 & February 5, 12 & 19, 2013 7:00-9:00 pm at Emmanuel College, Toronto This four-part series uses film to take audiences on a journey … Continue reading

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HATE MONGERING – NAMF STYLE

Friends – please see below excerpts from a disturbing message that has been written by a so-called Canadian Imam self-described as: Sheharyar Shaikh is the former President of North American Muslim Foundation.  He is currently the Imam of Masjid Qurtabah. … Continue reading

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THE MUSLIM NEW YEAR – A TIME FOR REFLECTION By Raheel Raza

” Today, Muslims look upon the incident at Karbala as an example of good over evil; of justice over injustice; of truth over falsehood and of bravery over cowardice. ”                                                               While most cultures and religions ring in their new year … Continue reading

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IS RENAISSANCE POSSIBLE IN ISLAMIC WORLD TODAY?

Asghar Ali Engineer  (Islam and Modern Age, October 2012)  Institute of Islamic Studies, Mumbai Why have I put a question mark? Is there doubt about it? Yes, very much. It would be too simplistic to assume  that potential for such … Continue reading

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The truth about Islam By Expatlogue http://t.co/eLRuevMp

September 25, 2012 by expatlogue English: A green version of http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:Allah-eser2.jpg (Photo credit: Wikipedia) There was once a time when muslims were just another demographic in a vast and varied world. Those days have taken on the sepia tinge of … Continue reading

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