Background The story below that was promoted by the media comes after generations of foster parenting by Dawn Bzeek (Dawn Mellon/Ball). According to a Feb 8 2017 article in the L.A. Times: [Dawn] had become a foster parent in the early 1980s, before she met Bzeek. Her grandparents had been foster parents, and she was… Continue reading Mohamed Bzeek – Libyan Muslim Immigrant, Cancer Survivor, Widow, and Foster Parent to Kids With Terminal Illnesses
Introduction In the Today show video interview below with Matt Lauer from 27 Feb 2017, George W. Bush talks about the free press, immigration ban, the Iraq war, Islam, and freedom of religious expression. In Part 2 of the video, at about the 5 minute mark, there is an interview with George W. Bush and some injured… Continue reading “I consider the media to be indispensable to democracy.” ~ George W. Bush, 27 Feb 2017
[Source: White House Archives – Post 9/11 Quotes about Islam from George W. Bush during his presidency.] Introduction “The United States is a nation dedicated to religious tolerance and freedom, and President Bush has acted to ensure that the world’s Muslims know that America appreciates and celebrates the traditions of Islam.” ~ George W. Bush… Continue reading 25 Post-9/11 Quotes from George W. Bush About #Islam #Muslims #Immigration #Terrorism
Through the years, many religions have prescribed specific clothing and head covering for practitioners of the faith. Groups sometimes use clothing as a mark of uniqueness or distinction for their specific sect of a religion. Religious clothing is sometimes included with other symbols of faith to present a romanticized alluring old-world portrayal of religious life.… Continue reading Hijab and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Nuns
In this new animated adventure series, a young Muslim woman with superpowers becomes “Burka Avenger.” Explaining her mission, she states, “Now, I use my powers for good. I stand for justice, peace and education for all. I fight against the forces of tyranny and ignorance… because I am Burka Avenger!” Al Jazeera says Burka Avenger… Continue reading Burka Avenger: “Justice, peace and education for all!”
Quotes “Young people must be inspired by values that reject violence, create peace, and build inclusive societies.” “A dialog of respect is the rockbed of all society. Attacking and excluding others, insulting other peoples and their faith, and their convictions; this is no way to live.” “The future lies in unity and respect. Not division… Continue reading Speech of King Abdullah II of Jordan at the European Parliament (Strasbourg, 10 March 2015)
“Islam is a vibrant faith. Millions of our fellow citizens are Muslim. We respect the faith. We honor its traditions. Our enemy does not. Our enemy doesn’t follow the great traditions of Islam.” (source) “The English translation is not as eloquent as the original Arabic, but let me quote from the Koran, itself: ‘In the… Continue reading Reasons Why Barack Obama is Not a Muslim
“We have to have, sooner, I hope, rather than later, a strategic holistic approach to being able to deal with all these organizations which actually are the same. … This is a Muslim problem. We need to take ownership of this. We need to stand up and say what is right and what is wrong.… Continue reading King Abdullah II of Jordan – A Holistic Approach to Addressing Extremism
You probably didn’t realize it, but you are currently a supporter of radical Islam. You are a poster child of militant Muslims. Why? Because your lack of involvement in the positive reform and maturing of Islam is essentially a powerful vote supporting the more extremist and militant influences that are taking over the religion and Muslim community. Islam… Continue reading Stop supporting militant Islamic Muslims! #IslamicReform #ProgressiveIslam #Islam
Below are the first few episodes in a new series about Islam and Muslims in America.
Summary. This document provides an introduction to basic teachings and principles of Islam as found in the Quran. The following is an excerpt from pages 397-400 of the Reformist Translation of the Quran. [PDF Source] Parallel Study. This list is provided as a study text for those seeking to find parallel teachings and ethical principles… Continue reading Islam – Introduction to Basic Teachings and Principles in the Quran
The video below features Nouman Ali Khan describing the appropriate Quran-based Islamic / Muslim response for when people insult the Prophet Muhammad. This video is provided by the Bayyinah Institute.