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PAX, LUX ET VERITAS SINCE 1965
Topic Islam Category: General
Created by John Eipper on 08/26/10 5:02 AM

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Dirty Dogs and Clean Cats ... (Yusuf Kanli, Turkey, 09/18/16 1:19 pm) In response to John E's comment, there was no exğlicit reference in Quran describing dogs being dirty or cats clean. It is all in Sunnah, the way Muhammad behaved. He apparently had a ca ...
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Why are Dogs "Unclean" in Islam? ... (A. J. Cave, USA, 09/25/16 7:08 pm) I was at a rooftop event in San Francisco couple of nights ago and even though I was fashionably bun ...
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Germany Debates Restricting Burqa ... (Patrick Mears, -Germany, 08/21/16 4:03 am) This note is in response to John E's question about the current goings-on in Germany concerning the government's recent pronouncements regarding the wearing of the burqa and the niqab in publi ...
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"Merkelsommer"; from Gary Moore ... (John Eipper, USA, 08/22/16 4:26 am) Gary Moore writes: Patrick Mears's August 21st mention of the W ...
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Cannes Prohibits "Burkini" ... (John Heelan, -UK, 08/20/16 12:30 pm) Further to Carmen Negrin's thought (20 August), today's edition of El País has an interesting article commenting on the banning of burkinis in France, questioning whether it wa ...
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Women in Muslim Societies ... (Carmen Negrin, -France, 08/20/16 5:33 am) Yes, to address John E's comment on my post of 19 August, I was talking about Muslim societies. Muslim women (in Europe) who cover up from head to toe, are being used as an instrument to pa ...
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Germany Debates Restricting Burqa ... (Patrick Mears, -Germany, 08/21/16 4:03 am) This note is in response to John E's question about the current goings-on in Germany concerning ...
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Cannes Prohibits "Burkini" ... (John Heelan, -UK, 08/20/16 12:30 pm) Further to Carmen Negrin's thought (20 August), today's edition of El País h ...
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Quran and Its Spellings ... (Enrique Torner, USA, 12/13/15 3:21 am) Regarding the spelling of the Muslim holy book, there are three variants: Koran (the most Westernized form, preferred by the New York Times and the Chicago Manual of Style), Quran (p ...
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Quran ... (John Heelan, -UK, 12/12/15 12:59 pm) JE asked on 11 December: "How many other non-Muslim WAISers have read the Quran?" Add my name to the list. I read the Qur'an in my study of comparative religions and have a copy ...
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Quran and Its Spellings ... (Enrique Torner, USA, 12/13/15 3:21 am) Regarding the spelling of the Muslim holy book, there are three variants: Koran (the most Westernize ...
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Islam in the US Media ... (Vincent Littrell, USA, 05/11/15 4:18 am) The issue of Muslims in the US denouncing Muslim violence is one I've engaged several times with friends who espouse anti-Islamic rhetoric. I often run across the common refrain that Muslims don& ...
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Islam and Prejudice ... (Massoud Malek, USA, 03/14/15 3:40 pm) Happy Birthday to John E! [Thank you, Massoud, and thanks to the dozen or so other WAISers who have written today--JE] When I joined WAIS, I never expected that my faith, my culture, a ...
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