Every year in December, Christians all around the world celebrate Christmas, marking the birth of Jesus Christ. In fact, when it comes to venerating Christ, most Christians tend to go out-of-the-way and claim ownership of Christ. In Christianity, Jesus is viewed as the Son of God, or God Incarnate. However, there is another religion that… Read more Jesus, A Muslim Prophet
A Tale of Two Girls: Malala And Nabeela
So Malala Yousafzai recently won the Nobel Peace Prize, and everyone all over the world is singing her praises. In fact, Malala’s case is probably the only one wherein all media verticals seem to be in absolute agreement, be it Al Jazeera, or Press TV or even Fox News. However, whilst Ms Yousafzai was receiving… Read more A Tale of Two Girls: Malala And Nabeela
Robin Williams And Social Media
First up: Robin Williams was a fine actor by all means. His death is an unfortunate and tragic incident. As soon as word got out about Williams’ death, the internet mourned the loss of a very talented actor. Rightfully so. Social media, online publications, blogs and everything else was filled with “RIP Robin” messages, and… Read more Robin Williams And Social Media
Sunni Caliphate and Shiite Imamate
So Iraq is in turmoil, and a full-fledged sectarian conflict between Sunnis and Shiites looks imminent. Probably, USA will need to interfere yet again (there’s oil at stake, after all), and the inefficiency of Nouri al-Maliki’s rule has been exposed. However, beyond all that, something else is worth discussing here. The message and motives of… Read more Sunni Caliphate and Shiite Imamate
Why Are Muslims Turning Away From Science?
Seek knowledge, even if you have to go all the way to China! The above is one of the most well known and oft-quoted statements of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Even though its origins are questionable and not entirely verifiable, it has served as an inspiration for scientific thought and rational ideas in the Islamic world… Read more Why Are Muslims Turning Away From Science?
2014 Winter Olympics, Sochi — Questions Unanswered
The Sochi Olympics proved to be a big success — exactly what Russia wanted. Right from the opening ceremony itself, the entire event was a megalith in terms of popularity and success. If one wanted to catch a glimpse of Russia’s glorious past as well as its vibrant art, this year’s Winter Olympics were the… Read more 2014 Winter Olympics, Sochi — Questions Unanswered
Using Comics To Counter Islamophobia?
Depending on your socio-political views, you may choose to agree or disagree with me when I say: Islamophobia is in the air. Be it the USA, UK or even Myanmar, there are a good number of people out there who view Muslims as a community that is troublesome and refuses to integrate. In the midst… Read more Using Comics To Counter Islamophobia?