Posts tagged "violence"

Muslims Are No More Terrorists than Chicagoans Are Violent

In the Name of God: the Infinitely Merciful and Compassionate Beloved Lord Chicago has gotten very bad press this past week: At least nine people were killed and at least 36 wounded in Chicago over the Easter weekend, prompting a newly formed federal unit to step in to help tackle the city’s pervasive culture of... Read more »

Violence in Egypt: It Can't Be Worth It

In the Name of God: The Infinitely Merciful and Compassionate Beloved Lord “You don’t live there, you have no idea what the people are going through. So who are you to comment?” This is the retort of some when I question the wisdom of what has been happening in Egypt over the last several weeks.... Read more »

Amazing Truth: Russell Brand Defends Muslims

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Beloved Lord It still baffles the mind and senses when I try to put my head around the barbaric attack on British solider Lee Rigby by two British men claiming to be “avenging Muslims.” Apart from this their pathetic argument, it was not long before people... Read more »
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Patheos: Why Religion and Terrorism Are Opposites

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Lord our God This first appeared on Patheos. With the relief that the alleged perpetrators behind the horrific Boston Marathon bombings have been neutralized comes an intense search for one simple question: Why? Why would Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, refugees from a war-torn land, suddenly become... Read more »

Prayers For The Pendleton Family

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved Most likely, I would have never known who Hadiya Pendleton was: how beautiful a soul she was; how much joy she brought her family and friends. But, most unfortunately, I do know who she was, because of the terrible circumstances of her murder. And... Read more »

Respect the Hoodie and the Headscarf

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved http://www.patheos.com/Muslim/Respect-the-Hoodie-but-Dont-Forget-the-Headscarf-Hesham-Hassaballa-04-03-2012.html It is quite easy to get overwhelmed by your personal predicaments and problems, whether on an individual or communal basis. As a Muslim community, there are almost daily reports of attacks on mosques, a proliferation of anti-Islam seminars and speakers, and most recently,... Read more »
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