Tag: tolerance

REPENT!

REPENT!

28 Oct, '114 Comments

Christ’s Blood & Bank of America, originally uploaded by malyousif. I was just looking through my Flickr stream and came across this recent picture I took in Manhattan, NY. Was reminded of the place and its hodgepodge of cultures and people from all corners of the world, yet, they mostly live in peace with each […]

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First non-sectarian mosque to be built in Bahrain

First non-sectarian mosque to be built in Bahrain

10 Oct, '0728 Comments

The King Hamad Grand Mosque is being built on the instruction of king Hamad between the islands of Manama and Muharraq. The construction of the compound and its beauty and facilities pale into insignificance when the king attests that this new house of worship is destined to be used by all Muslims without exception; in […]

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Countdown started

Countdown started

21 Mar, '0753 Comments

We deserve the parliament we vote for. Here’s to hoping, against all odds, that the people who voted for these dark-ages jokers would learn from their lesson and don’t assume – for a third time – that religiosity = political ability or wisdom for that matter, as this parliament has amply proven. Welcome to the […]

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Press brief

4 Feb, '071 Comment

Mohammed Fadhel‘s article in today’s Al-Waqt is worth reading and further consideration. He calls for the amelioration of sectarian differences by heeding Shaikh Isa Qassim’s advice delivered during his Ashoora speech and for a national reconciliation between the sects or at least for people to see their religious leaders from both camps in the same […]

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Sorcerers’ Apprentices

25 Jan, '0738 Comments

Like everyone I know, I am worried about the overt sectarian tones sweeping the whole Middle East. Everywhere you look now there is sectarian strife in various stages and on various levels. People are being stigmatized because they are one “type” or another; even religious clerics gathered recently in Qatar to attend a rapprochement conference […]

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