Religion

مغربی دانشوروں کی اسلامی تحقیقات – Rethinking Ibn Arabi

WordForPeace.com منظر الاسلام ازہری مغربی دنیا بالخصوص امریکا میں اسلام کو پڑھنے اور علمائے اسلام پر تحقیقات کا رواج قدیم ہے،پہلے اسلامی موضوعات پر قلم اٹھانے والے اکثر مستشرقین ہوا کرتے تھے ، جن کا مقصد تحقیق کم اور تنقید زیادہ ہوتی تھی۔ اکیسویں صدی میں یہ رجحان کم ہوگیاہے ، اب اسلامی موضوعات پر قلم اٹھانے والے محققین کی …

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Barelvi politics in Pakistan: Tehreek-e-Labbaik’s chances in elections?

WordForPeace.com June 30, 2018 Tehreek-e-Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah (TYLRA) chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi recently announced that his party will contest in the upcoming 2018 general elections. He made the announcement at a chehlum ceremony in Liaquat Bagh Rawalpindi. The ceremony was held to honor people who lost their lives in the Faizabad sit-in and titled as the Tajdar-e-Nabuwat Conference. People …

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Radical groups trying to introduce ‘political Islam’ in Kerala

WordForPeace.com The common thread that binds all these outfits is Qutbism and Mouridism which stands for “political Islam” in Kerala.. The murder of Students Federation of India (SFI) leader Abhimanyu at Maharaja’s College in Ernakulam on 1 July is widely viewed by Muslim scholars and social critics as a strong political message sent out by Social Democratic Front of India …

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Convert warlords into ‘peace-lords’

WordForPeace.com JULY 19, 2018 Afghanistan is struggling to achieve peace and stability. In the process, the government has to cope with both the problem of insurgency on one side and the warlords’ atrocities on the other. The latter problem was seen most recently in the case of Nizamuddin Qaisari, a militia commander in the country’s north. The government led by …

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SDPI and the ilk Misinterpret the Quran and Hadith to Justify Their Terror Deeds: Indian Sunni leader

WordForPeace.com Jul 19, 2018 KOZHIKODE: Indian Sunni leader Kanthapuram A P Aboobacker Musaliar has said that no one has entrusted the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) with the task of taking to the streets to protect the Muslim cause. Addressing a news conference here on Wednesday, he said that certain organizations are misinterpreting the Quran and Hadees to justify their …

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The earliest Sufi woman: Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi in Asian Age

WordForPeace.com When Gabriel (the angel of revelation) brought down the first revelation to the Prophet, he began trembling with great fright and worries. Mysticism in Islam emanated from a cave in Mecca — Hira, popularly known as Ghar-e-Hira — in which the first Sufi mystic, Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) chose to seclude. He meditated, reflected and contemplated on the secrets of …

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Violent Extremist or Political Candidate? In Pakistan Election, You Can Be Both

WordForPeace.com By Maria Abi-Habib, Shah Meer Baloch and Zia ur-Rehman July 17, 2018 KARACHI, Pakistan — Aurangzeb Farooqi is a leader of a political party that is banned in Pakistan for espousing sectarian violence. He faces charges of spreading religious hatred that was linked to the murders of several Shiite activists. He is also a candidate for national political office, …

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‘Age of Peace’: Counter-Ideology to Radicalism In The Name Of Islam

WordForPeace.com By Teresa Joseph fma 18 July 2018 Name of the Book: The Age of Peace Author: Maulana Wahiduddin Khan Publisher: Goodword Books, Noida (info@goodwordbooks.com) Year: 2015 Pages: 192 ISBN: 9789351790716   The Age of Peace is an informative and down to earth book, in which the author comes up with many practical suggestions for peace-building. In a short book …

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How Indian women smashed patriarchy in a backward region

WordForPeace.com Once very suppressed, women in a community in the impoverished Bundelkhand region of central India are now standing up for their rights and turning their lives around. India’s second largest state Madhya Pradesh is in the Bundelkhand region. In the state’s Tikamgarh district, women in communities which depend on freshwater fish farming for their livelihoods had been trapped under …

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