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Another Take on Muslim-Christian Violence in Africa - Professor Hussein Solomon

Another Take on Muslim-Christian Violence in Africa

By Hussein Solomon

RIMA Occasional Papers, Volume 5 (2017), Number 6 (April 2017)

Despite lecturing political science at the University of the Free State, I do occasionally give lectures on Islam to students in our Faculty of Theology. 604 more words

ISLAM

I cannot imagine the anguish of Mohammed as he witnesses the depravity of those followers lost in the dark hypnosis of jihad. It’s not at all what he had in mind. 734 more words

Madonna set to visit Konya, adopted home of Sufi mystic

 Source: DAILY SABAH

ISTANBUL

Her interest in Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi, a Persian Sufi mystic who settled in Turkey, brings international pop star Madonna to the mystic’s adopted home, a Turkish newspaper reported Thursday. 244 more words

The Muslim Times

Pakistan attack should remind Trump that IS doesn't just target the West

Published on Middle East Eye here
22 February 2017

The so-called Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for last Thursday’s suicide attack on a Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan, estimated to have killed 88 people and wounded another 250. 1,032 more words

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Pakistan: IS attack on Sufi shrine in Sindh kills dozens

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Media captionAmateur footage from inside the shrine shows people fleeing the scene

A suicide attack in a popular shrine in southern Pakistan has killed at least 72 people, police say. 664 more words

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Origins

According to the Sufis (Islam in its mystical aspect), we are at Wisdom’s summit when we know where we come from. If I say I am the issue of some brief friction between a man and a woman, and if I engross myself in the story of that, I stand at the rail of a tavern at the base of the mountain.

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