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The Prophet Muhammad taught: “The doors of goodness are many: enjoining good, forbidding evil, removing harm from the road, listening to the deaf, leading the blind, guiding one to the object of his need, hurrying with the strength of one’s legs to one in sorrow who is asking for help, and supporting the feeble with […]

via A Christian reflects on the Aga Khan: Not all heroes wear capes by Andrew Kosorok — Simerg – Insights from Around the World

Embracing the Other

“The Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) introduced mosques in Madinah as a multi-dimensional space — as administrative office, shelter, educational institute and even as a nursing space.

via More to a mosque than meets the eye: Photo exhibit “Embracing the Other” at Bait Ur Rouf — Ismailimail

Women representing different religions came together Sunday to explore the important roles their gender played in the founding and development of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The panel discussion at the Turkish Cultural Center of Long Island in Ronkonkoma was part of “Abraham’s Table,” an interfaith series designed to share traditions and perspectives. Rabbi Sheila Goloboy, […]

via Panel shares view on role of women in major religions — A Center of Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice: News and Views

In 1598, Shah Abbas moved the Persian capital to Isfahan. Here, he commissioned a remarkable sequence of ambitious and beautiful religious and civic buildings.

via Islamic Art: BBC: The 10 most beautiful ceilings in the world – Shah Mosque, Isfahan — Ismailimail

“I am Printmaker, Painter and Photographer. My artwork is heavily drawn from my Indian culture, family and personal experiences.”

via Al-Qawi: Printmaker, Painter and Photographer — Ismailimail

Dallas Museum of Art Mounts a New Installation of One of the World’s Leading Islamic Art Collections Installation Comprises More than 150 Works of Art in New Dedicated Gallery

via The Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery in the United States, at the Dallas Museum of Art — Ismailimail

Andrew Kosorok writes on Sufi Comics and Rumi. Born in 1207, Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi lived in Persia and Afghanistan, then settled in Turkey. Before his passing in 1273, Rumi had written 65,000 lines of poetry – a legacy which influences and inspires people around the world 8 centuries later.

via Pearls of Wisdom: SufiComics-Rumi Volume Two — Ismailimail

Twelve seconds of silence is an awkward eternity on television. Amr Adeeb, perhaps the most prominent talk show host in Egypt, leaned forward as he searched for a response. “The Copts of Egypt … are made of … steel!” he finally uttered. Moments earlier, Adeeb was watching a colleague in a simple home in Alexandria […]

via Forgiveness: Muslims Moved as Coptic Christians Do the Unimaginable — A Center of Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice: News and Views

The Church of Holy Sepulchre, also known as the Church of Resurrection (كنيسة القيامة) in Arabic, is of the holiest sites revered by Christians the world over. Located in the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, it is where followers of the faith believe Jesus Christ was crucified, entombed, and resurrected. The historical Church has undergone […]

via Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre has an inspiring story of coexistence — A Center of Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice: News and Views

The attacks this week on Coptic churches in northern Egypt underline the dangers faced by the country’s Christian minority. But among the Nubians – an ancient nation that lives along the upper reaches of the Nile – Muslims and Christians mostly live in harmony. Nicola Kelly attended a Muslim-Christian wedding, celebrated discreetly after nightfall, in […]

via The joy of a Christian-Muslim wedding among Egypt’s Nubians — A Center of Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice: News and Views

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