An Islamic approach to resolving our racial tensions


Originally published in The Charlotte Observer Social and political upheavals dominate the world news today. Innocent lives, property, and wealth are destroyed each year due to social, political, and racial tensions. According to the Bible and the Quran, this vicious cycle of violence in human society can be traced back as far as the time of Adam when Cain murdered his brother, Abel. Since then...

Both types of fanatics are wrong on cartoons of Muhammad


World peace is at stake because of two extreme, fanatic ideologies (“2 Killed Outside Muhammad Cartoon Contest,” May 4). One group of people want to satisfy their hatred and prejudice by mocking the Prophet Muhammad by making, publishing and organizing competitions to create humiliating caricatures under the garb of freedom of expression while the second group wants to avenge this with the...