Day: November 29, 2012

Al Jahiz: A Darwin Centuries Before Charles Darwin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   Al-Jāḥiẓ Born 776 Basra, Abbasid Caliphate Died 869 Basra, Abbasid Caliphate Era Medieval era Region Muslim scholar Main interests Arabic literature Influenced[show] al-Jāḥiẓ (in Arabic الجاحظ) (real name Abu Uthman Amr ibn Bahr al-Kinani al-Basri) (born in Basra, 781 – December 868/January 869) was an […]

Exorcism in the Catholic Church: The Muslim Times (TMT) Preserving information for the Posterity

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Painting by Francisco Goya of Saint Francis Borgia performing an exorcism. In Roman Catholic dogma exorcism is a sacramental[1][2] but not a sacrament, unlike baptism or confession. Unlike a sacrament, exorcism’s “integrity and efficacy do not depend … on the rigid […]

Article on Jewish Muslim relations

Jewish-Muslim Relations Article. Submitted to Oxford 03/01/04 Modern Judaism: An Oxford Guide JEWISH-MUSLIM RELATIONS Earliest Contacts and the Paradigms of Relationship It is impossible to understand the complex nature of modern Jewish-Muslim relations without revisiting Arabia of the 7th century, when the new Believers (mu’minun) of emerging Islam began to […]

What a Fortune?

Source: Spiegel Muhammad Shahid Nazir who came to London just one year back in search of reasonable job got a unique fortune. More than 4 millions hits to his one pound fish selling song  has earned him a cd recording contract with renowned firm Warner Music. Very soon might be […]