Posts Tagged “Quran”

Muslims need tune-up on free speech, and lots of catching up

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Muslims need tune-up on free speech, and lots of catching up

Mike Ghouse

Writer, blogger, speaker at Center for Pluralism
Mike Ghouse is a blogger and writer and professional speaker advocating moderation, Interfaith relations and addressing Islam, Israel, India and Human rights. He is committed to building a cohesive America, and is a born conflict mitigater and a goodwill nurturer offering pluralistic solutions on issues of the day, he has a strong national TV, Radio, web and Print Media presence. Mike's work is reflected at three websites & twenty two Blogs listed at http://www.mikeghouse.net/ and his daily blog is http://www.TheGhouseDiary.com

Muslims need tune-up on free speech, and a lots of catching up By Mike Ghouse As a Muslim I will defend free speech, even if it goes against my traditions and my beliefs, freedom of speech is what defines America, and it is one of the most sacred values of humanity. A few Muslims may…

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Who Speaks for American Muslims?

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Who Speaks for American Muslims?

Mike Ghouse

Writer, blogger, speaker at Center for Pluralism
Mike Ghouse is a blogger and writer and professional speaker advocating moderation, Interfaith relations and addressing Islam, Israel, India and Human rights. He is committed to building a cohesive America, and is a born conflict mitigater and a goodwill nurturer offering pluralistic solutions on issues of the day, he has a strong national TV, Radio, web and Print Media presence. Mike's work is reflected at three websites & twenty two Blogs listed at http://www.mikeghouse.net/ and his daily blog is http://www.TheGhouseDiary.com

Who Speaks for American Muslims? Mike Ghouse The Islam American Muslims practice is distinctly different than the Islam practiced elsewhere in the world. America strips the culture out of religion and what Muslims see is religion sans culture, and we hope the pristine Islam that cares for God‘s creation, and essence over rituals will be…

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Wheaton College: Forgetting what it is to be Christian

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Wheaton College: Forgetting what it is to be Christian
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rayhanania

Managing Writer at The Arab Daily News
RAY HANANIA — Columnist

Ray Hanania is an award winning political columnist and author. He covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).

Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia at www.ArabNews.com, and for TheArabDailyNews.com, and TheDailyHookah.com.

Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media;In 2009, he received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. Hanania has also received two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild, and in 1990 was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.

His wife and son are Jewish and he performs standup comedy lampooning Arab-Jewish relations, advocating for peace based on non-violence, mutual recognition and Two-States.

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Email him at: RGHanania@gmail.com

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The fact that Americans are uneducated is pretty clear from their race-driven politics that usually causes more problems than bring solutions. But worse is the lack of education among the very institutions tasked with educating, like Wheaton College, which declared itself an ignorant bastion of racist stupidity this week By Ray Hanania As a Christian,…

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Bad Islamic Books need to be shelved

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Bad Islamic Books need to be shelved

Mike Ghouse

Writer, blogger, speaker at Center for Pluralism
Mike Ghouse is a blogger and writer and professional speaker advocating moderation, Interfaith relations and addressing Islam, Israel, India and Human rights. He is committed to building a cohesive America, and is a born conflict mitigater and a goodwill nurturer offering pluralistic solutions on issues of the day, he has a strong national TV, Radio, web and Print Media presence. Mike's work is reflected at three websites & twenty two Blogs listed at http://www.mikeghouse.net/ and his daily blog is http://www.TheGhouseDiary.com

Don’t jump to conclusions, it is not the Muslim thing to do. Muslims never had the freedom to speak out, even though freedom of speech is one of the greatest values of Islam. Quran positively asserts on freedom – there is no compulsion, period! In the 1400 years of our history, we did not get…

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Shia and Sunni Takfiriyat

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Shia and Sunni Takfiriyat

Mike Ghouse

Writer, blogger, speaker at Center for Pluralism
Mike Ghouse is a blogger and writer and professional speaker advocating moderation, Interfaith relations and addressing Islam, Israel, India and Human rights. He is committed to building a cohesive America, and is a born conflict mitigater and a goodwill nurturer offering pluralistic solutions on issues of the day, he has a strong national TV, Radio, web and Print Media presence. Mike's work is reflected at three websites & twenty two Blogs listed at http://www.mikeghouse.net/ and his daily blog is http://www.TheGhouseDiary.com

By Mike Ghouse No one has a right to declare that Shiism or Sunnism is false and heretical. One of the major differences between Shia and Sunni traditions is about the role of leadership. When Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was returning from his last pilgrimage, he gathered the caravan at an oasis called Ghadir Khumm and…

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World Muslim Congress leader to speak at Aligarh Muslim University

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World Muslim Congress leader to speak at Aligarh Muslim University

Mike Ghouse

Writer, blogger, speaker at Center for Pluralism
Mike Ghouse is a blogger and writer and professional speaker advocating moderation, Interfaith relations and addressing Islam, Israel, India and Human rights. He is committed to building a cohesive America, and is a born conflict mitigater and a goodwill nurturer offering pluralistic solutions on issues of the day, he has a strong national TV, Radio, web and Print Media presence. Mike's work is reflected at three websites & twenty two Blogs listed at http://www.mikeghouse.net/ and his daily blog is http://www.TheGhouseDiary.com

Michael Ghouse, World Muslim Congress leader, to speak at Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh Muslim University | www.WorldMuslimCongress.com Aligarh Muslim University has organized a two day International conference with the theme -“Intellectual Crises of the Muslim Ummah: Rethinking Traditional Solutions.” Center for promotion of Educational Advancement of Muslims in India. Click here. Leader of the conference…

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