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Medieval Islamic Economics

Great minds and their works have been known to be lost to the mists of time, whether by intent or accident. Perhaps they were buried in a natural disaster, such …

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Converting to Judaism

During my own conversion into the world of Judaism, I realized that very little guidance was available to those hoping to convert. I found myself bewildered by books explaining Jewish …

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Yin and Yang

The Delicate Balance of Yin and Yang Has Been Broken The Yin and yang could be a very difficult concept to understand to us because western philosophy is based on …

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Zen Koan One Hand Clapping

An adept asks his Roshi, “What is the secret of Zen?” Roshi quickly replies, “What is the sound of one hand clapping?” The adept takes his leave considering the case …

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An Islamic response to abortion

“And kill not your children for fear of poverty. We provide for them and for you. Surely, the killing of them is a great sin.”  The Noble Qur’an Al-Israa 17:31 …

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Ontological Argument

Austin Cline, the guide at atheism.about.com, is quite well known in atheist circles, his website acting as a sort of one-stop atheistic apologetics central where all theistic claims are countered and critiqued. …

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God the Mind Reader

God the all-knowing, all-seeing, be-all and end-all. What’s so dangerous about that? It’s quite simple and Adam and Eve learned that all too well. It’s always dangerous for anyone, god …

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The Buddhist Concept of Friendship

“Metta”, translated as “loving-kindness” or “wishing happiness for others”, is the Buddhist concept of good friendship. The term implies expectations and individual responsibility, in line with the essence of the …

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