Month: March 2015

April Fool

Source: Abid Ahmad Assalamo Alaikum, The Promised Messiah (as) said: ‘April fool is such a bad custom that it is considered civilised to speak lies’. (Noorul Quran No 2 Ruhani Khazain Vol 9 page 408). It is also described in Encyclopedia Britannia as ‘All Fools Day’. This is a tradition […]

Iraqi forces drive ISIS out of central Tikrit

Source: Reuter (Reuters) – Iraqi troops aided by Shi’ite paramilitaries have driven Islamic State out of central Tikrit, Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Tuesday, but the fight to retake all of Saddam Hussein’s home town continued. Government forces have been in a month-long fight for the city, which became […]

The swoon hypothesis

The swoon hypothesis is any of a number of ideas that aim to explain the resurrection of Jesus, proposing that Jesus did not die on the cross, but merely fell unconscious (“swooned”), and was later revived in the tomb in the same mortal body.[citation needed] Contents  [hide]  1 18th and […]

“British Muslim girls and extremism” by Sara Khan

Many teenagers feel their parents are not credible authorities; mothers, for their part, told us they were unaware of what educational resources existed to challenge extremist ideology. Source: theguardian.com I met British Muslim women from Sunni, Shia, and Ahmadiyya denominations; women from Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Somali, Arab, English, Welsh and Kurdish backgrounds. […]

"British Muslim girls and extremism" by Sara Khan

Many teenagers feel their parents are not credible authorities; mothers, for their part, told us they were unaware of what educational resources existed to challenge extremist ideology. Source: theguardian.com I met British Muslim women from Sunni, Shia, and Ahmadiyya denominations; women from Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Somali, Arab, English, Welsh and Kurdish backgrounds. […]