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Islam In America

Applying for a Job Wearing Hijab

posted by Suzy Shuraym

According to the Associated Press, the Supreme Court indicated yesterday (25 February 2015) it will side with a Muslim woman who didn’t get hired by clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch because she wore a black headscarf that conflicted with the company’s dress code to her job interview.

An Example for ISIS?

posted by Suzy Shuraym

“More than 1000 Muslims formed a human shield around Oslo’s synagogue on Saturday, offering symbolic protection for the city’s Jewish community and condemning an attack on a synagogue in neighboring Denmark last weekend,” Reuters reports.

The response? Norwegians said they’d form a peace circle around an Oslo mosque next weekend.

This is how civilized humans react to intolerance. Bravo!

What Muslims Really Believe about ISIS

posted by Suzy Shuraym

Here’s an analysis of ISIS that places the bleme for its rise squarely on U.S. foreign policy decisions.

“From Sunni to Shi’a, secular to conservative, Islamist to liberal, autocratic to democratic, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and his doppelganger of a Caliphate have united the Muslim world like no one else has – against them…. Though ISIS assembles its rhetoric with bits and pieces of religion, its relationship to Islam is like Frankenstein to a human being, or a zombie to a living person.”

Check out “The Atlantic’s big Islam lie: What Muslims really believe about ISIS” by Haroon Moghul.

What ISIS Really Wants

posted by Suzy Shuraym

“The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse.”

Thus begins a lengthy assessment of ISIS in The Atlantic. Read it here and tell us what you think.

Do you agree that ISIS has “a sincere, carefully considered commitment to returning civilization to a seventh-century legal environment, and ultimately to bringing about the apocalypse”?

Is that an appropriate goal for 21st century Muslims?

Previous Posts

Applying for a Job Wearing Hijab
According to the Associated Press, the Supreme Court indicated yesterday (25 February 2015) it will side with a Muslim woman who didn't get hired by clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch because she wore a black headscarf that conflicted with the company's dress code to her job interview.

posted 1:56:41pm Feb. 26, 2015 | read full post »

An Example for ISIS?
"More than 1000 Muslims formed a human shield around Oslo's synagogue on Saturday, offering symbolic protection for the city's Jewish community and condemning an attack on a synagogue in neighboring Denmark last weekend," Reuters reports. The response? Norwegians said they'd form a peace circle a

posted 11:50:27am Feb. 23, 2015 | read full post »

What Muslims Really Believe about ISIS
Here's an analysis of ISIS that places the bleme for its rise squarely on U.S. foreign policy decisions. "From Sunni to Shi’a, secular to conservative, Islamist to liberal, autocratic to democratic, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and his doppelganger of a Caliphate have united the Muslim world like no on

posted 1:08:50pm Feb. 20, 2015 | read full post »

What ISIS Really Wants
"The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse." Thus begins a lengthy assessment of ISIS in The Atlantic. Read it here and tell us what you think. Do you agree that

posted 1:13:35am Feb. 18, 2015 | read full post »

A Danish Muslim Opens Fire
"Soren Esperson, deputy chairman of the Danish People’s Party, ... derided pleas from leading mainstream politicians, including the prime minister, that Islam not be blamed for the violence. 'Of course this has something to do with Islam just as the Spanish Inquisition, the Crusades and witch burn

posted 1:46:21pm Feb. 16, 2015 | read full post »


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