Kevin Sessums has a beautiful mediation on the many forms that church can take. He took his godson Kennedy, who recently came out, to the musical Godspell
Well, it looks like we didn’t get enough people for a an official Progressive Muslims Meet-up. However, the organizer of the Islam in America Conference has confirmed we will have space if we want it. Details will be announced at lunch. If you haven’t already registered for the conference, please do so. If you can, drop me a line, as detailed below, that you will be coming, and any ideas for an agenda.
Open Letter on the Uyghurs For the last several weeks the Uyghurs of Xinjiang have been the subject of increasing harassment of the central Chinese government. A background of key issues can be found at http://bit.ly/uyghur-primer. The death of over 160 people during a short period of time highlights a pattern of abuse against these people that we deplore in the modern period. We demand the following rights for the Uyghurs be recognized: The right to self-determination The citizens of Xinjiang have a right to determine whether they wish to remain as part of China. If so, they are to…
This piece is actually from last year, but still true, and still good. The author is also a friends, and I like plugging my friends. Bagel and lox for sehri. Yes sir. Technorati Tags: Islam in America, Ramadan