Search Results for: Islam

Islamophobia or mental illness?

OR Mental illness is far more widespread than we often wish to admit. In fact, it is probably worth considering it a normal part of life – like the occasional cold or other ailments we all get. But occasionally mental … Continue reading

Science & Islam – doubt

Videos of the third and final episode of the BBC series Science and Islam have now been posted (see  Science & Islam for discussion of episodes 1 and 2). Episode 3 is entitled The Power of Doubt. It covers mainly … Continue reading

Science & Islam

I have never accepted the proposition that science started with Galileo and Newton. Or that it grew out of Christianity. This just seems to be a Eurocentric and Christian chauvinist distortion of history. The BBC documentary series Science and Islam … Continue reading

Secular Islam

I think its important for the non-religious to challenge many religious beliefs, particularly where these influence human rights. But it is equally important, if not more important, for these debates to take place within religions. It’s important for liberal Christians … Continue reading

The Trouble with Islam

I have just finished reading Irshad Manji’s The Trouble with Islam Today: A Muslim’s Call for Reform in Her Faith. It is an impassioned plea by Muslim believer for the reform of a religion she describes as being frozen and … Continue reading

June ’19 – NZ blogs sitemeter ranking

Image Credit: Blog Writing Tips. I notice a few regulars no longer allow public access to the site counters. This may happen accidentally when the blog format is altered. If your blog is unexpectedly missing or the numbers seem very low … Continue reading

May ’19 – NZ blogs sitemeter ranking

Image credit: Hot Tips to Boost Your Lead Generation Through Blogging I notice a few regulars no longer allow public access to the site counters. This may happen accidentally when the blog format is altered. If your blog is unexpectedly missing or … Continue reading

April ’19 – NZ blogs sitemeter ranking

I notice a few regulars no longer allow public access to the site counters. This may happen accidentally when the blog format is altered. If your blog is unexpectedly missing or the numbers seem very low please check this out. After … Continue reading

March ’19 – NZ blogs sitemeter ranking

I notice a few regulars no longer allow public access to the site counters. This may happen accidentally when the blog format is altered. If your blog is unexpectedly missing or the numbers seem very low please check this out. After … Continue reading

February ’19 – NZ blogs sitemeter ranking

Image credit: Writing a blog series I notice a few regulars no longer allow public access to the site counters. This may happen accidentally when the blog format is altered. If your blog is unexpectedly missing or the numbers seem very low … Continue reading