Fifty years of the guidance of Shah Karim. Official website.
Interesting article in Canada’s Globe and Mail Newspaper about the first Muslim woman elected to the Canadian Federal Parliament. Only problem is that she is an Ismaili Muslim – and both traditional Muslim organizations and the Canadian media have gone ahead and completely ignored this momentous achievement in democracy and pluralisim in Canada. Sheesh. Here are some choice quotes by the author: One can perhaps understand the media not covering this development. Maybe it was simply an innocent oversight. How do we explain the reaction of traditional Muslim organizations that refused to acknowledge Ms. Ratansi’s accomplishment? From the Canadian Islamic…
From Al-Ahram. Technorati Tags: Egypt, Fatimid
NPR has a nice piece from the Aga Khan, leader of the Shi’ah Imami Nizari Isma’ili Muslim community, on how Muslims are understood in the world. It’s worth listening to. Technorati Tags: inter-faith, intra-faith, Aga Khan