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Migrants from Middle East to Europe and the Road to Character

In his brilliant new book, The Road to Character, the New York Times’s sharp-eyed commentator David Brooks talks about how each of us individually ought to be thinking less about our “resume virtues” (accomplishments, high-level positions, economic achievement) and far more about our “eulogy virtues” — what truly matters at our core: courage, honesty, virtue, … Continue reading

INDEX | Faith Forum

Faith forum is a project of Peace Forum Network,  a nonprofit e-Forum to promote Peace through developing understanding of  Humanity, Religion, Culture &, Science for Peace.  The enterprise is managed by Aftab Khan, a freelance researcher and writer. His work and collection is available in the form of e-Books. articles, magazines, videos, posts at social media, blogs & video … Continue reading

Indo-Pak war of 1965: Then and now – The Express Tribune

If there is a lesson to be drawn from the 1965 War, it is that the Kashmir issue requires a principled and viable resolution. Continue reading

Hajj – Muslims Celebrate Abraham’s Great Success in Trial

Every year during Hajj & Eid ul Adha Muslims celebrate the event of great sacrifice, Prophet Abraham (peace be upon him) willingly offered to sacrifice his eldest (then only) son, but God substituted it with ram, Among the three Abrahamic faiths [Islam, Christianity and Judaism] it is Muslims who so devoted celebrate this great event as one of five pillars of Islam in Hajj.    … Continue reading

Anti Islam Film & Freedom of Speech

Anti Islam film to create hatred and violence by hurting the sentiments of Muslims. Continue reading

Evolution of Hinduism

The term Hinduism was coined in modern times. When scholars compared it with other organised religions, they made an attempt to study its beliefs and institutions systematically. Hinduism passed through a number of reformist movements and evolved with time. In the 6th century BCE, Brahmanism was challenged by two new religions — Jainism and Buddhism. … Continue reading

Disenchantment with Islam

Those who call themselves Muslims while simultaneously disowning political aspects of Islam are in a strange dilemma: they do not want to leave the fold of Islam and they do not want to fulfill its rights. Instead, they choose to talk around the matter and find a way out of their collective obligations as Muslims … Continue reading

5 Ridiculous Things you Probably Believe About Islam

Missionaries to Muslims Agree to Soften Criticisms of Each Other: Ten years after 9/11, the heated debate over contextualization is about to get more civil. By Warren Larson Evangelists and missiologists have long debated how best to contextualize the gospel within Islamic contexts. The debate over “insider movements” revolves around a key question: Should converts from … Continue reading

Islam: Puritan and popular religion

Throughout the history of religion, the question that arose from time to time was whether religion should evolve according to social, political and economic needs of society or should it retain its original teachings. Those who are in favour purity of religion argue that despite changes in society, believers of a religion must observe its … Continue reading

Religion and reason: The challenges of modernity

Religious scriptures are the most revered pieces of writing. They have been recited millions upon millions of times and raging debates have been carried out to determine the one true meaning behind their allegories and metaphors. Two schools of thought emerged as a result of this battle of semantics. One school which has been dominant … Continue reading

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