via UN NEWS CENTRE on SEPTEMBER 29, 2014: From the podium of the General Assembly today Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the world of the grave threat he said it faced from militant Islam’s desire to dominate the planet, be they Sunni extremists or Iran, defended Israel’s Gaza campaign as moral, and dubbed the […]
Category: Muslim Life & Culture
posted to YouTube on November 30, 2012: Muslim spoken word poet Madiha Bhatti performs a powerful spoken word piece on music, race, and gender. More
by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary, on September 29, 2014: Though many months in the planning, ISLAMiCommentary officially launched in October 2012. An outgrowth of the Carnegie Corporation of New York-supported Transcultural Islam Project, this forum for public scholarship is thriving and continues to grow. A humble to thank you to all of our readers, Facebook, […]
via ARAB FILM FESTIVAL on SEPTEMBER 24, 2014: An extract from the documentary series featuring the Chairman of the MPAC Hollywood Bureau, Ahmos Hassan, Emmy-winning TV producer and manager.
Duke alumnus returns to lead Islamic Studies Center by GEOFFREY MOCK for DUKE TODAY on SEPTEMBER 25, 2014: Omid Safi came to Duke two decades ago “a shy, geeky poor immigrant kid from Iran.” He returns now as a senior faculty member determined to repay a debt for allowing him “to dream dreams I didn’t […]
“The pain is made greater when these terrorists spill blood in the name of religion and behead in the name of Islam…They seek to keep hidden this incontrovertible truth of history that on the basis of the teachings of all divine prophets, from Abraham and Moses and Jesus to Mohammed, taking the life of a […]
Steven Davidson’s summer taught him that peacetime and wartime in Palestine aren’t a whole lot different. by STEVEN DAVIDSON for THE (DUKE) CHRONICLE on SEPTEMBER 24, 2014: HEBRON, Palestine—I recall the sermons in my religious services growing up. During the High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, there were always calls for peace and prayers […]