By Mr. Mahdi Masud Never in recent history has the Islamic world faced challenges of a magnitude it faces today. Islamic assertion has been identified as the main threat to western hegemony following the collapse of the Soviet Union and...
By Dr. Begum Fatima Shahnaz In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Compassionate, the Wise: As-Salaamun-alaikum! I would like to address the philosophical essence of the ‘Quintessential Karbala,’ or the Pledge of Allegiance made by Imam Hussain and members of...
By Dr. Peter Chelkowski Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies New York University, N.Y. Dr. Peter Chelkowski, Ph.D 1968-9 Persian, Tehran; Postgraduate 1959-1962 History and Islamic Studies, London M.A. 1958 Oriental Philosophy, Jagiellonian Cracow. Three years ago, I have said that in...
By Dr. (Father) Elias D. Mallon Dr. Elias Mallon, an ordained member of the Society of the Atonement, is a former Director of the Gray moor Ecumenical and Interreligious Institute in New York City. Currently, Dr. Mallon is the Interim...
By Mr. Nasir Shamsi One of the founder Universal Muslim Association of America (UMMA). Past Chairman Muslim Foundation Inc. and Trustee of Al-Huda Foundation. Editor (of many books printed by Payam-e-Aman Inc & Message of peace) THE TRAGEDY OF KARBALA Muharram, throughout...
By Dr. Devin J. Stewart (An outside perspective) DEVIN J. STWART is associate professor of Arabic and Islamic studies at Emory University. His specialties include Islamic law and legal theory, Shi’ite Islam, the Qur’an, and Arabic dialects. Education: Ph.D., University of...
By Mrs. Umm Hussain This article is dedicated by the writer, Umm Hussain, a Scottish Muslim, to the memory of Ayatollah Muhammad Baqir as-Sadr who remained true to the teachings of his Master Imam Hussain, peace be upon him, and...
By Dr. R. Marston Speight I am sensitive to the honor bestowed upon me by the organizers of this event in that they invited me, a Christian, to speak about a subject that is of such particular and special significance...
By Dr. A. Ezzati Tehran University ISLAM as an all-inclusive systematic religion is an interrelated set of ideals and realities covering the entire area of human nation and action, beliefs and practices, thought, word, and deed. islamic principles and concept cannot...
By Dr. R. Marston Speight Dr. Speight was Director for the Office of Christian-Muslim Relations of the Nation Council of Churches from 1979 to 1992, serving as Co-Director until 1988 and thereafter working as the Director. Hartford CT. The Rev. Dr....