Day: March 29, 2013

Saudi Arabia: Twitter may be linked to IDs

RIYADH: SHAJA AL-BUQAMI ARABNEWS Saturday 30 March 2013 Twitter users beware. The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) is currently studying the possibility of linking the access to microblogging site with the personal identification of social media users, according to sources. The move is likely to create ripples in the […]

Critical Muslim Studies: Decolonial Struggles, Theology of Liberation : A Summer School in Granada, Spain

Critical Muslim Studies: Decolonial Struggles, Theology of Liberation and Islamic Revival Granada, Spain-June 10-21, 2013 FINAL ROUND APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 15, 2013 The international Summer School, Critical Muslim Studies: Decolonial Struggles, Theology of Liberation and Islamic Revival, is an intensive seminar composed of several courses (all of them held in […]

Picture of the Day-Holy Week flagellation

Hooded flagellants worship during holy week in Pampanga province, Philippines. It looks mighty painful, but for these religious worshipers flagellation is a necessary act of mortification in which they scourge themselves by whipping their own flesh. Although the bloody practice is condemned by the Catholic church and frowned upon in […]

The Muslim Jesus

Huff Post: By: Alayna Ahmad: The Christian world celebrates the resurrection of Jesus in the festival of Easter. For almost all Christians, Jesus is the Son of God who died to save mankind. Islam rejects this belief and views Jesus, also known as Isa, as a Prophet and the Messiah of […]