Month: March 2013

Only Allah can judge

ARAB NEWS Tuesday 2 April 2013 This is in reference to Abdulateef Al-Mulhim’s well-written article, “Do Muslims really understand Islam,” (March 30) in which he has written about the true teachings that Islam has imparted to all human beings, Muslims in particular. We, Muslims, are good at criticizing others for […]

The Pyramid Crime

Source: CNN Author: Frances Cha Was it the ultimate adventure or an audacious act of disrespect that should be punished by law? An Internet sensation was touched off this week by Russian photographer Vadim Makhorov and a group of his friends — the group ignored regulations prohibiting the public from […]

Girolamo Savonarola: A Martyr of Florence, Italy?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Girolamo Savonarola (Italian: [savonaˈroːla]; 1452–1498) was an Italian Dominican friar and preacher active in Renaissance Florence, and known for his prophecies of civic glory and calls for Christian renewal. He denounced clerical corruption, despotic rule and the exploitation of the poor. He prophesied the coming of a biblical flood and a […]

Do Muslims Really Understand Islam?

Source: Albany Tribune, by Abdulateef Al-Mulhim. The total number of the Muslim population is around 1.6 billion or about 25 percent of the world population. Generally speaking, most of the Arab population is Muslims, but not every Muslim is an Arab. For example, Pakistan and Bangladesh are not Arab countries, but […]