Day: December 27, 2011

Islamic Law in Western Nations

Source / Courtesy: Muslim Sunrise By Azhar Ahmed Hussain: a Juris Doctor candidate at Hofstra University School of Law. Islamic law and western countries have a unique relationship that spans nearly 900 years, a relationship that, due to misconception and manufactured hysteria, is undergoing an era of tension.  Many of […]

What is Morality?

Source / Courtesy: Muslim Sunrise By Lubna Roohi Malik The Holy Qur’an lays out three basic states of man. These three states separate man from animals and spiritual men from moral men. These three states are: the natural state, the moral state, and the spiritual state. Man begins in the […]

Consumer Confidence Rose More Than Forecast

Confidence among U.S. consumers rose in December to the highest level in eight months as an improving job market helped regain all the ground lost following the mid-year government budget battle and credit-rating downgrade. The Conference Board’s index increased to 64.5, exceeding all estimates in a Bloomberg News survey and […]

The Whole Family Under One Roof?

Source: NY Times. Hulton Archive/Getty Images A Victorian family circa 1860. If you’re like many Americans, you have just spent a few days in close quarters with your parents, grandchildren, siblings, etc. You’re ready to go home, or ready for them to go home. But for a growing number of […]