What gives us the most satisfaction is the feeling of having left the world better than we found it
Sayed Mahdi Modarresi is a faith leader, author, and lecturer, who specializes in Islamic spirituality and theology. Featured in global media outlets such as the BBC, The Independent, Huffington Post, New Statesman, the Vatican Press Office, among others. He has led prayers at the United States House of Representatives, and delivers lectures around the world. As an expert in interfaith relations, he leads Interpath, a unique outreach program designed to strengthen ties between Muslims and other major faith traditions. An alumnus of traditional Islamic research institutes and Western universities, Sayed Modarresi provides a unique perspective on Islam in a modern cosmopolitan context. He advises senior religious leaders on strategic faith initiatives with a particular focus on combating violent extremism. Modarresi has lectured at various universities, including UNSW, UCL, King’s College, Imperial, Queen Mary, University of Manchester, and London University’s School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS). Sayed's Amazon author profile here: https://www.amazon.com/Sayed-Mahdi-Modarresi/e/B00WDLH1V0
It seems that no matter how old you are, you will always feel death cutting your life short
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The fact is, Islamophobia and antisemitism are joined-at-the-hip.
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Last week, with little fanfare and under heavy security, an historic meeting took place in Rome which marked a turning point in interfaith relations. Inside the 16th century Casina Pio IV villa, home to the Vatican's Pontifical Academy of Sciences, seven clerics representing over five billion people overcame lingering traditions of suspicion to commit to the eradication of modern day slavery by the year 2020.
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It's not the Muslim Hajj, or the Hindu Kumbh Mela.. Known as Arbaeen, it is the world's most populous gathering and you've probably never heard of it!
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nstead of identifying the true root of extremist ideology, one that pushes a tiny fringe toward violence, the Western mindset chose to stare the problem in the eye and then look the other way. The real problem only needs a little deduction...
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