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Church of Mary

Elif Cansu Guler In his book, The Culture of Ambiguity: Another History of Islam, the contemporary Islamic scholar Thomas Bauer wrote: For about a thousand years...

Married to a Turk?!

Mirkena Ozer “Have you lost your mind?!” Professor Lydia cried as soon as I announced that I had been engaged two days ago to Ali,...

Who Speaks for Islam?

Mirkena Ozer "Who Speaks for Islam? What Do 1.3 Billion Muslims Really Think?" John L. Esposito Dalia Mogahed 978-1595620170 Gallup Press, 2008 To date, many have spoken for Islam: experts, apologists,...

Time to Say New Things

Jalal ud-Din Rumi How good it is to migrate every day! How beautiful it is to stop somewhere every day! How nice it is to flow without...

You Are the One I Need

Yunus Emre Your love took me away from me, You are the One I need Day and night I burn gripped by agony, You are the...

Salawat ‘ala an-Nabi

Alan Godlas Salawat 'ala an-Nabi (making felt connections with the Prophet) No doubt when most Muslims recite salawat 'ala al-nabi, they are expressing their love for...

Fireplace: A story untold of a little Syrian hero Soon in...

Fatima Sidaoui From as many as 620 films across 30 different countries, Fireplace was chosen among 12 other short films to participate in the International...

Let’s Take a Coffee Break

Asli Ceren Tahan Coffee is the second most common beverage in the world after water and the second most widely used product after oil. Some...

Hear to Heal: A New Approach to the Healing Power of...

Volkan Efe It is widely accepted that music influences and affects people in different ways, starting from the first days of life. Humans are born...

A Culture of Peace

Deborah Moldow The 21st century finds humanity at a crossroads. After centuries of material progress have brought undreamed of comforts, and travel and communications opened...