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Islam Means Peace? A brief etymological reflection

By Martin Accad

‘Islam Means Peace!’ So affirmed the flyer of a conference organized in the US that remains etched in my memory. And so affirm many books and websites you will find by simply googling the phrase. 1,017 more words


‘Religious Registration’: An Insult to Human Dignity and Decency

By Martin Accad

Maryam was born a Muslim. Her society required her to live as a Muslim and eventually to die as a Muslim as well. 876 more words


Musings on the Year Ahead

Welcome to 2016! For some of you reading this, it has already started. For others, including me, it is still a few hours away. I want to thank you for reading my blog posts in the last six months. 605 more words

Speaking ABOUT Someone versus Speaking TO Someone

Over the weeks, I’ve seen a lot of inflammatory rhetoric about Muslims in general. People make various general statements about the Muslims being this or that. 587 more words


The Church of the Middle East is on Life Support: Lessons for the Global Body of Christ

This is an excellent post by a leader from the Middle East, bringing out the challenges facing the Christians there but also the opportunities and hope. 18 more words