Why Shariah?

March 16, 2008 Why Shariah? By NOAH FELDMAN Last month, Rowan Williams, the archbishop of Canterbury, gave a nuanced, scholarly lecture in London about whether the British legal system should allow non-Christian courts to decide certain matters of family law.…

Sisters of Providence Health: Prophets of Peace

Left to right: Imam Wissam Abdul Baki explains the teachings of Islam at the “Prophets of Imam Wissam Abdul Baki Sisters of Providence Health Prophets of PeacePeace” clergy breakfast held November 15 at the Bishop Marshall Center at St. Michael’s Cathedral as Sr. Mary Horgan, SP, and Rabbi Herbert Schwartz listen during the panel discussion. The second annual clergy breakfast was sponsored by the Spiritual Care Department at Mercy Medical Center. The panel included speakers from the Christian, Jewish and Muslim traditions.

Abusing a Muslim

Narrated ‘Abdullah: The Prophet said, “Abusing a Muslim is Fusuq (an evil doing) and killing him is Kufr (disbelief).” Narrated ‘Ubada bin As-Samit: “Allah’s Apostle went out to inform the people about the (date of the) night of decree (Al-Qadr)…