Day: August 13, 2014

BBC Video about Islamic State: Young British Muslims debate Caliphate

http://www.bbc.co.uk/emp/embed/smpEmbed.html?playlist=http%3A%2F%2Fplaylists.bbc.co.uk%2Fnews%2Fuk-28772646A%2Fplaylist.sxml&title=Islamic%20State%3A%20Young%20British%20Muslims%20debate%20Caliphate&product=news For the Muslim Times’ collection on Separation of Mosque-Church and State, please click here. When the extremist group widely known as Isis (now renamed Islamic State) declared a Caliphate […]

Unbearable heaviness of being

The Express Tribune: by Ayesha Siddiqa — As the state celebrates its 67th birthday, there is an absence of a natural sense of exaltation. The sense of weariness is not due to incessant roadblocks, temporary fuel shortage and uncertainty about how the government-opposition conflict will unfold. It is also not because people […]

Robin Williams… and My Dad

Source: The Huffington Post By Rev. Chuck Currie: United Church of Christ minister The shocking news about Robin Williams’ apparent suicide isn’t really shocking so much as it is commonplace. In 2011, the Centers for Disease Control reported 39,518 suicides, which makes suicide the 10th leading cause of death for Americans. In […]