Criticism from within: Curious Justice in Banten

Jakarta Globe: Almost exactly one year ago, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said the following on the occasion of Independence Day: “I want to underline the importance of maintaining and strengthening our brotherhood, harmony and tolerance as a nation… In everyday life, we still find cases that don’t reflect the harmony, tolerance and mutual respect […]

The secular cost of infidelity

Editor’s comments: There is a testimony of many in Alcohol Anonymous that only a belief in a superpower could prevent them from relapsing. When temptations are strong, be it romance, sex or any addiction, only spirituality can save and sustain a person. Agnosticism just does not cut it! On a […]

Islamic group preaches love rather than hatred

Source / Courtesy: The Beacon Herald. By Rita Marshall. When Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at members knocked on Stratford doors this past winter, most residents wanted to know more about “jihad.” Noman Khalil, part of Ahmadiyya’s youth association faith outreach program, said jihad refers to an internal struggle to be just. “That’s the […]