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

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?

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

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

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

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

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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Press Release: MLFA condemns Chapel Hill shooting

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Press Release: MLFA condemns Chapel Hill shooting

As salaamu alaykum. It is with great sadness that we learned of the three young Muslims who were murdered near Chapel Hill in North Carolina yesterday. Our hearts and prayers are with the families and friends of Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, his wife Yusor Abu-Salha, 21, and her sister, Razan Abu-Salha, 19. May Allah grant these…

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Moderate Arab World mourns loss of Saudi King Abdullah

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Moderate Arab World mourns loss of Saudi King Abdullah

By Ray Hanania Saudi Arabia’s moderate leader and monarch, King Abdullah ibn Abdul Aziz al-Saud, 90, who has ruled the powerful Arabian kingdom for nearly a decade since 2005 when he succeeded his brother King Fahd, died Friday. His Majesty King Abdullah was succeeded by his brother, Crown Prince Salman who was named the kingdom’s new…

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Muslim solutions to Terrorism in Paris

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Muslim solutions to Terrorism in Paris

Outrage, condemnation, candle light vigils and revenge talk is all good, but the need is practical solutions beyond condemnations. Obviously the burden squarely falls on Muslims; we have to grudgingly admit that almost all acts of terror are committed by men claiming to be Muslims in the pretext of defending Islam, Quran and the Prophet….

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Pro-ISIL Jordanian activist challenges Sotloff family spokesman to debate

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Pro-ISIL Jordanian activist challenges Sotloff family spokesman to debate

Pro-ISIL Jordanian activist challenges Sotloff family spokesman to debate By Ali Younes In a statement sent to the Arab Daily News last Thursday, well-known Jordanian activist Mohamad Al Hadid challenged Barak Barfi, the spokesman for the family of murdered American Journalist Steven Sotloff, to a debate. Al Hadid said in his statement that he is ready…

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