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Donald Trump

Fevered media speculation about Donald Trump’s psychological motivations and psychiatric diagnosis has recently encouraged mental health professionals to disregard the usual ethical constraints against diagnosing public figures at a distance. They have sponsored several petitions and a Feb. 14 letter … Continue reading

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SPREAD BY THE SWORD? Is holy war against Christians and Jews—“infidels”—a perversion of Islam? Here’s the evidence, from Islamic texts and history. by Mark Hartwig, Ph.D.

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βιβλία

Historicity of events in Ancient Israel and Judah Further information: Archaeology of Israel In the United States the biblical archaeology movement, under the influence of Albright, counter-attacked, arguing that the broad outline within the framing narratives was also true, so … Continue reading

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Persuasion

Published on Nov 26, 2012 http://www.influenceatwork.com This animated video describes the six universal Principles of Persuasion that have been scientifically proven to make you most effective as reported in Dr. Cialdini’s groundbreaking book, Influence. This video is narrated by Dr. … Continue reading

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Sayyid Qutb

Sayyid Qutb (/ˈkuːtəb/[2] or /ˈkʌtəb/; Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [ˈsæjjed ˈʔotˤb], Arabic: [ˈsæjjɪd ˈqʊtˤb]; Arabic: سيد قطب‎‎ Sayyid Quṭb; also spelled Said, Syed, Seyyid, Sayid, Sayed; Koteb, Qutub, Kotb, Kutb; 9 October 1906 – 29 August 1966) was an Egyptian author, educator, Islamic theorist, … Continue reading

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Islam

A simple article that synthesizes Islam in a nutshell. Islamic ethics (أخلاق إسلامية), defined as “good character,” historically took shape gradually from the 7th century and was finally established by the 11th century.[1] It was eventually shaped as a successful … Continue reading

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History of Christianity

The Mediterranean Sea (pronounced /ˌmɛdɪtəˈreɪniən ˈsiː/)[a] is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean surrounded by theMediterranean Basin and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa, and on the … Continue reading

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Sajjad Rizvi

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Shah Wali Allah

Shah Wali Allah (Qutb al-Din Ahmad al-Rahim) (1703-62) Shah Wali Allah of Delhi, the greatest Muslim scholar of eighteenth-century India, made an immense contribution to the intellectual, economic, social, political and religious life of the Muslim community in India, the … Continue reading

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Salafism

On Pluralism, Intolerance, and the Quran by Ali S. Asani Historically, exclusivist interpretations of the Quran have been used to justify dominion over other Muslims, specifically those whose interpretation of the faith and religious practices were perceived as deviating from … Continue reading

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