Day: April 13, 2016

The 10 Most Controversial Books of 2015

  Source: Time By Olivia B. Waxman Reasons range from “atheism” and “condones public displays of affection” The American Library Association (ALA) released its 2015 list of the 10 “most challenged” books on Monday. The ranking is based on 275 challenges, meaning “a formal, written complaint filed with a library or […]

Not A Morning Person? Blame Your DNA.

Source: Huffington Post By Carolyn Gregoire Senior Writer, The Huffington Post If you just can’t ever seem to get up early for that morning workout, don’t be too hard on yourself. New research suggests that being an early riser is in some people’s DNA — and not in others’. The study, which […]

Not worth keeping

Seeing something glittering in the gutter, Mulla Nasrudin ran to pick it up. It was a metal mirror. Looking at it closely, he saw his face reflected in it. ‘No wonder it was thrown away – nothing as ugly as this could possibly appeal to anyone. The fault is in […]

No place for racism in Islam

Deana Nassar Published — Friday 1 April 2016 Islam with its universal concept of brotherhood rejects all artificial and man-made marks of distinction. When listening to the radio, reading newspapers, surfing the Net or watching television, we are confronted daily with the same sad news: Violence, crime, wars and disasters. […]

Why Qur’an is a divine book

  AMAZING QUR’AN: Afghan calligrapher Mohammed Sabeer Hussaini, center, and apprentices work on a page for the world’s largest Qur’an at the Hakim Nasir-e-Khusraw Balkhi Cultural Center in Kabul. Dr. Gary Miller Published — Friday 8 April 2016 IF one assumes that the Qur’an is the product of a man’s […]