Broadcast here April 17th, 11 to noon Eastern then archived. For less than a dollar a week you can subscribe…and listen to this show RIGHT NOW! Click HERE. Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl is one of the world’s leading authorities on Islamic law and Islam, and a prominent scholar in the field of human rights. He is author of 14 books (five forthcoming) and over 50 articles on various topics in Islam and Islamic law. The Omar and Azmeralda Alfi Distinguished Professor in Islamic Law at the UCLA School of Law, he teaches International Human Rights, Islamic Jurisprudence, National Security Law, Law and Terrorism, Islam and…FULL ARTICLE
Susan Lindauer discusses terrorism & religion, Part 2
Broadcast May 15th, 10-11:00 a.m. Central (1500 GMT) on NoLiesRadio.org.For only $3.95 a month you can listen to shows on-demand before they are broadcast – and also get free downloads and other perks from Kevin! If you are a subscriber, just log in to the members area of TruthJihad.com and go to the “Private Blog” to get early access to the shows. Non-subscribers only get access to the No Lies Radio show archives the day after the broadcast here. Help Kevin keep these shows on the air – become a subscriber today! Why did Iraqis refuse to greet American “liberators” with flowers and candy, as Paul…FULL ARTICLE
Sunni, Shi’a, Salafi, Sufi, Shariah: A guide for the perplexed
What’s with all these Islamic S-words? Who are the Sunni, Shi’a, Salafi and Sufi Muslims? And what is this “Shariah” they follow? Read the full article: http://truthjihad.com/news/?p=820FULL ARTICLE
Islam and liberty: Contradictory or complementary?
In his classic On Liberty, John Stuart Mill observes: “Wherever the (religious) sentiment of the majority is still genuine and intense, it is found to have abated little of its claim to be obeyed.”* More than 150 years later, Mill’s dictum holds true. In irreligious Europe, as in the great coastal metropolitan centers of the USA, there is little legal or social pressure to obey religious dictates; whereas in the Islamic world, and parts of the American heartland, where deeply religious majorities exist, religious opinion demands obeisance on important matters. Is religion, then, an impediment to liberty? Can liberty flower…FULL ARTICLE