How the world’s largest Islamic organization is conducting religious reform in Indonesia

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of information, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) Ahmet T. Kuru, San Diego State University (THE CONVERSATION) After their return to power in Afghanistan, the Taliban again impose their religious ideology, with restrictions on women’s rights and other repressive measures. They present to the world an image of Islam which is intolerant and …

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LankaWeb – An Orderly English Upasaka

By Dr Tilak S. Fernando Lord Buddha said on his deathbed: Don’t believe what others say just because others say it! Do not believe it because you have heard it from a wise being, but only believe something when you know it in your Heart.“ The Heart is supposed to be the seat of feeling, which changes in a fraction …

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Texas Board of Education moves to main Ax, accused of promoting CRT for fear of intimate clichés

The Texas Board of Education decided to fire the principal over critical theory allegations after he frowned during a Facebook photoshoot with his wife. On Monday, the Grapevine Collieville Independent School District Education Council voted unanimously 7-0 for the non-renewal of Dr. James Whitfield, principal of Collieville Heritage High School. Contract. This is the first step in a two step …

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Was a vicious Cosmic Airbust behind the Sodom story?

(News) – The biblical city of Sodom was destroyed by “brimstone and fire”, as the book of Genesis says. Now, scientists say it’s possible that this story is the written version of the oral tradition of what happened to an ancient Middle Eastern city now called Tall el-Hammam, which they determined was erased by a space rock about 3,600 years …

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Heir to Tibetan apron weaving techniques

LHASA, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) – Jedexoi city in Gonggar County, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, is known as the hometown of the “Bangdian”, a kind of apron. stripes made by the Tibetan ethnic group. Bangdian has a history of around 1,500 years. Its weaving techniques were listed in 2006 as one of the intangible cultural heritages of the Chinese state. …

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Olean School Leader’s Comments as Preacher Sparks Community Response | New

OLEAN – More than 100 community members gathered at Olean’s board meeting on Tuesday to voice their concerns and support for Joel Whitcher, principal of Olean Intermediate School, and his religious practice . A series of videos shared on a Facebook page shows Whitcher, pastor of the Fresh Fire Worship Center in Allegany, speaking on topics including same-sex marriage, Islam, …

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