Day: August 2, 2012

Ramadan a time to refine, renew faith.

Source: Northumbeland Today – July 21 marked the beginning of the Holiest month for Muslims, the month of Ramadan. The month of Ramadan predates Islam itself. Even prior to the advent of Islam, the month of Ramadan was considered holy, sacred and a source of peace. According to the lunar […]

The water car-technology or fraud?

The Express Tribune: Pervez Hoodbhoy Agha Waqar Ahmad deserves a medal from the people of Pakistan for his great service to the nation. In a few short days, he has exposed just how far Pakistan has fallen into the pit of ignorance and self-delusion. No practical joker could have demonstrated […]

Bangladesh to assert more power over Grameen Bank

Source: CBS/AP DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladesh has decided to expand the power of the government-appointed chairman at pioneering micro lender Grameen Bank.  Government spokesman Musharraf Hossain Bhuiyan says amending the law will allow the chairman to appoint the managing director of the bank. That authority is now held by the […]

Human Rights In Bangladesh

Source/Credit: Voice of America Bangladesh is of strategic importance to the United States as a successful, tolerant, secular, alternative to violent extremism.  Bangladesh has worked tirelessly to lift millions out of poverty and provide an important voice for regional stability.  But for all its progress, Bangladesh still has serious human […]

Islam in Brazil

By Diana Rojas. In the year 2000, Islam had about 27, 239 followers in Brazil, according to the census by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). In the census, the IBGE did not allocate a specific category to Islam, but instead included it in the category of “other […]

William Lane Craig

I am reproducing it here to freeze this page in time for different considerations. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search William Lane Craig Born August 23, 1949 (age 62)[1] East Peoria, Illinois[citation needed] Era 21st-century philosophy Region Western philosophy School Analytic philosophy Main interests Philosophy of religion Natural theology […]