eDigest: Video: An American Professor's Journey from Atheism to Islam

Epigraph:

The case of those who take helpers besides Allah is like unto the case of the spider, who makes for herself a house; and surely the frailest of all houses is the house of the spider, if they but knew! (Al Quran 29:42)

Jeffery Lang

Dr. Jeffery Lang

 This video, for the Muslim Times, is courtesy of Anwar Mehmood Khan, USA

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Video: Dr. Jeffrey Lang – From Atheism To Islam

This video, for the Muslim Times, is courtesy of Anwar Mehmood Khan, USA Source of the article below: Religion of Islam By Ammar Bakkar Dr. Jeffrey Lang is an Associate…

Book Review: Struggling to Surrender: Some Impressions of an American Convert to Islam

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Anxious or Depressed: Are You in Need of Islam?

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Pressure leaves millions of youth exposed to suicide risk – Can Islam Help?

Light and Hope Source: China Daily “Sometimes, I would sit in my lab staring at the equipment and ask myself over and over again, ‘Why am I alive?’ ” This…

Why it’s healthy to eat dates in Ramadan

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Qur’an lesson for today: And when those who believe in Our Signs come to thee, say: ‘Peace be unto you!

180. And when those who believe in Our Signs come to thee, say: ‘Peace be unto you!qUR’ [6:55] And when those who believe in Our Signs come to thee, say:…

New Islamic Caliphate Declares Jihad on … Muslims

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Israel: America’s Frankenstein monster

Salon.com: With Israeli tanks rolling into the Gaza Strip and Hamas fighters firing dozens of rockets into Israel every day, the two sides in the endless Middle East standoff appear…

A Million People in USA Thought to Have HIV

The World Health Organization estimates 35 million people globally have the virus. More than 1 million people in the US are thought to be infected, with 18% unaware of their…

Revealing report on anti-Muslim racism in Ireland

Loonwatch.com: An informative report by Dr James Carr on racism and bigotry against Muslims in Ireland has been published by the University of Limerick. Based on a survey of Irish Muslims on…

Losing our religion one Ramazan transmission at a time

ET: While browsing through channels after iftar yesterday, I realised that my TV screen had been taken over by multiple Ramazan transmissions airing on different (read: every) channel. Although the ‘shows’ have been…

The Vatican and Islam Messages of light and dark

The Economist — OVER the past 24 hours, senior representatives of the Catholic church have delivered some mixed messages about Islam. The leaders of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue…

Israel’s chronic use of force is failing

Summary by Rami G. Khouri, Daily Times, Lebanon What does Israel expect to achieve by attacking Gaza with a large land force, following 10 days of attacking the territory from…

Saudi Arabia: Accidents: 508 die in 1 month ?

Traffic accidents Kingdom-wide have caused 508 deaths and 2,890 injuries in a single month, local media said quoting data released by municipality and traffic agencies. There were 39,246 accidents registered…

Israelis kill 46 Gazans on Day 12, raising toll to 342

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: The Gaza death toll hit 342 on Saturday as Israeli warplanes intensified their bombardment and troops pressed a ground assault on the 12th day of a…

Egyptian military block activist aid convoy to Gaza

Summary Egyptian soldiers in north Sinai prevented an aid convoy of activists from reaching the Rafah border crossing with the embattled Palestinian Gaza Strip on Saturday, an AFP correspondent said.…

Thousands march through London over Gaza crisis

BBC news — Thousands of people have marched through central London to call for an end to Israel’s ground campaign and air strikes in Gaza. Protesters marched from Downing Street…

Edward Snowden: ‘If I end up in chains in Guantánamo I can live with that’ – video interview

Source: The Guardian The NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden, has urged lawyers, journalists,doctors, accountants, priests and others with a duty to protect confidentiality to upgrade security in the wake of the spy surveillancerevelations. Snowden said…

New Missionary in Western Suburbs of Chicago

With the beginning of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan a local mosque sees the beginning of a new missionary, Imam Shamshad Nasir. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is a dynamic, reformist…

eDigest: Local Attorney to Present “Declaration of Equalities for Muslim Women” in New York, Today

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UK: Ahmadi Muslims launch British values bus campaign in Bristol

Source: gazetteseries.co.uk SOUTH Gloucestershire buses are to feature a new advertising campaign promoting a Muslim group’s British values. The Ahmadiyya Muslim association in Bristol has launched the positive drive to promote…

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