Ideology

Islam, Al-Azhar and the terrorists′ ideology

Islam, Al-Azhar and the terrorists′ ideology

By Assem Hefny Translated from the Arabic by Jonathan Wright If the cap fits Whenever a country is the target of a terrorist attack, the issue of whether the perpetrators were linked to Islam rears its head. As Assem Hefny argues, questions regarding the relationship between Egypt′s Al-Azhar mosque and university, terrorism and ideological extremism – though hurtful – should not …

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The tale of an interfaith marriage

he first time my partner (we shall call her Mya) and I went to Church (she is a Christian), I had butterflies in my stomach. I havent been to a church for a service for a year at this point in time. We had a seat, and listened to the sermon. As we sat there, my historian brain kicked in, …

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हज़रत मुहम्मद (सल्ल) के विषय में गैर मुस्लिम विद्वानो के विचार

वर्षा शर्मा यह बात सर्व सिद्ध है की हज़रत मुहम्मद (सल्ल) पढ़ना- लिखना नही जानते थे और यह भी एक ऐतिहासिक सत्य है की आपके पैग़म्बर होने तक किसी धर्म का कोई ग्रन्थ आप तक नही पहुंचा था, विचार करने योग्य बात यह है की ऐसे विद्या और ज्ञान शुन्य देश और जाति में पैदा होकर और उसी में जवान …

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A French Marxist philosopher and his Idea of Ideology

By Word For Peace Editor he French Marxist philosopher, Louis Pierre Althusser (was born in Algeria in 1918 and studied at the cole Normale Suprieure in Paris, where he eventually became Professor of Philosophy. His thoughts have been the subject of argument and debate, especially within Marxism and specifically concerning his theory of knowledge called epistemology. Althusser is mainly known …

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Prophet Muhammad guaranteed religious liberty

By Victor Edwin SJ, Word for Peace he statement of Islamic Studies Association and Vidyajyoti Institute of Islamic Studies is published in the Jesuit run The Catholic Herald, Malaysia. It is very sad, when there are efforts for interfaith understanding, there is violence unleashed on sisters and volunteers by extremist groups. The blood of the martyrs of Aden will …

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How to beg from Allah the Almighty?

By Word for Peace Spirituality editor > [45]. Surah Al-Jathiyah [The Kneeling] > Ayat 36. So all the praises and thanks are to Allah, the Lord of the heavens and the Lord of the earth, and the Lord of the ‘Alamin (mankind, jinns and all that exists). > Ayat 37. And His (Alone) is the Majesty in the heavens and …

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SN Nagarajan: One of the most interesting theoreticians of the Indian Communism

By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, Editor Word for Peace athyamanagalam Nagarajan, also known as “SN”, is trained as a biologist. But interestingly, he is one of the most interesting theoreticians of the Communist movement inIndia.In his 50s, he is possibly an original Marxist thinker in the land who conceptualizes a direct continuity between traditional Indian thought and contemporary Marxist theory. He …

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Universities are for critical thinking, not for besieging

Varsha Sharma,Jamia Millia Islamia,New Delhi niversities are spaces for critical thinking and free expression where we are free to differ from others ideas and express our own with dignity. But today we witness anger and tension among students from different universities in India. They are protesting vehemently against the curtailment of non-Net fellowship, the institutional murder of Rohit Vemula, appointment …

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Rejuvenating the spirit of love, peace, harmony and oneness

By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, Word For Peace Humanity is onetranscending religious, racial, geographical, cultural and ideological differences. n initiative for peace and harmony by Manav Ekta Mission, Walk of Hope is a walkathon or padayatra for peace and harmony covering 7,500 kms from Kanyakumari to Kashmir. Led by the founder of Manav Ekta Mission, It is a catalyst …

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عالمی بحران اور انتہا پسندی کا سد باب تعلیمات صوفیا کے ذریعہ کیا جائے: ورلڈ صوفی فورم کی تیاری زوروں پر

By Word for Peace Correspondent  قومی راجدھانی دہلی میں 17مارچ سے چار دن کے ورلڈ صوفی فورم کے انعقاد کی تیاریوں کے سلسلے میں منعقدہ ایک میٹنگ سے خطاب کر تے ہو ئے آج یہاں معاذ ہوٹل،نزدچودھری پیٹرول پمپ،اٹاوہ میں آل انڈیا علماء ومشائخ بورڈ کے صدر حضرت مولانا سید محمد اشرف کچھوچھوی نے کہا کہ دنیا میں انتہا پسندی …

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