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Parsis and Jews in India

Cyrus the Great, King of Persia and a Zoroastrian, ended the Jews’ long captivity in Babylon, and commanded them to rebuild the temple in Jerusalem… 959 more words

Mingling in the Midwest: Ohio Amish Country

I have quite the memory for stuff I’ve read. It’s actually quite annoying for the people around me – I’m able to rattle of anything you’d want to know about a novel or a short story after one read through. 869 more words

Travel

The Art of Power by Jon Meacham

Writing: 5 Coverage: 5

An insightful and well-written biography about one of the Founding Fathers and the author of our Declaration of Independence. Jefferson didn’t fit the traditional view of a “hero.” He was an intellectual with refined tastes and while he played a huge role in the establishment of the new country, he played a small, and often maligned, role in the revolutionary war itself. 544 more words

Biography

#30to30:Who chooses our religion?

For the first time, I answered the question I have expected all along, “Umma who chooses our religion?” my eight year old asked while we were driving home last night.I always knew this would come. 178 more words

Writing

When You're Intolerant of Tolerance 😲

The typical politically correct liberal is tolerant on many issues in America and religious belief and practice is no exception; It is in fact, as neuro-scientist and author Sam Harris describes, the one subject we refuse to approach with rationality. 1,434 more words

Women's Rights

Ahmadis’ overly long days at shelters

  • The Jakarta Post

| Mon, June 18 2018  

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Children’s voice: Barahim, a 9-year-old boy who lives with his parents at Wisma Transito in Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara, holds up the letter he has written to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo appealing to him to allow displaced Ahmadi families to return to Ketapang village after living in the shelters for 12 years. 22 more words

Asia