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Answering Jihad: A Better Way Forward- Question #17 - How Does Jihad Compare With the Crusades?

This is the seventeenth in a 19-week series from Answering Jihad: A Better Way Forward by Nabeel Qureshi, author of Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus. Weeks one through eighteen will cover eighteen questions people most commonly ask Qureshi about jihad and Islam. 1,775 more words


Ahlul Bayt Digital Islamic Library Project

Also known as Al-Islam.org, Ahlul Bayt Digital Islamic Library Project is a digital library devoted to Islam and more specifically to Shia Islam. According to its Facebook page, it was founded in 1995.


Book Review of "No God But One" by Nabeel Qureshi

From the moment I read Nabeel Qureshi’s first book, Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus, I wanted to read more from him. His first book details his conversion from Islam to Christianity and essentially serves as his testimony. 189 more words

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What is the Purpose of Suffering?

I haven’t blogged in a long time but was asked a question and thought people might benefit from the answer. The question was:

“What is the purpose of suffering?” 987 more words


Interlude: The Punk Rock Hijabi

Day 56. 108,470 words.

Funnily enough, just having come back from Turku, this video finally became available on YouTube. You may or may not remember, but back in November my friend Sara gave a TEDx talk. 85 more words

Hatboy's Nuggets Of Crispy-Fried Wisdom

Masnavi of Rumi. The treasure of...

The treasurer of Heavens belongs to God, and the treasures of earth,

But the hypocrites do not know.

Does Jihad Really Have "Nothing to do with Islam"? by Denis MacEoin

Is politically correct ideology blinding us to real connection between Islamic extremists and Islam? Yes, say Denis MacEoin, at gatestoneinstitute.org:

  • “National Security officials are prohibited from developing a factual understanding of Islamic threat doctrines, preferring instead to depend upon 5th column Muslim Brotherhood cultural advisors.” — Richard Higgins, NSC official.
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