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Isfahan: Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

Quick Facts for the Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

who: built under Shah Abbas I (r. 1588-1629)

what: a mosque, but a formally unique mosque without minarets or a courtyard… 175 more words

Architecture

pic·tur·esque Eminönü

Sharing with you my view before heading to the Bosphorus Cruise

Travel

Isfahan: an Image of the World

We arrived mid-afternoon in Isfahan. Eve and I dropped our things in our room to begin exploring Isfahan. Our first stop was Naqsh-e Jahan Square. Though today better known as Meidan Emam, Imam’s Square, and formerly Shah Square, the square was first built by Safavid Shah Abbas I the Great with the name Naqsh-e Jahan, which translates to image of the world. 270 more words

City Center

Letter to the Editor: The Message inside the Mosque

Recently several mosques across the country received a threatening piece of hate speech, including the mosque in Ames. I’m not going to share it here because we all know what it says without reading the specifics, and I applaud the all other agencies that have chosen not to publish it. 171 more words

Ames

Hate mail sent to West Haven mosque


(WTNH) — Police are investigating a nasty letter that was sent to an Islamic center in West Haven.

It was found Wednesday in the mailbox and turned over to police. 72 more words

News

METHODIST CHURCHES CONVERTING TO “VIRTUAL MOSQUES” FOR MUSLIM MIGRANTS

The United Methodist Church is reportedly implementing a statewide plan to revamp Texas churches into “virtual mosques” catering to incoming Muslim migrants.

The UMC, which has been criticized for perceived liberal drift in its theology, is preparing its congregations for Catholic-style “sanctuary” protections for migrants, including those with terrorist ties, according to an insider. 337 more words

Government

Historic Bridgeport Church to Become Mosque

Source: The Wall Street Journal

By

JOSEPH DE AVILA

BRIDGEPORT, Conn.—One of the oldest Christian congregations in this community said it would sell its historic church to a regional Islamic center. 103 more words

The Muslim Times