Category: RELIGION

الأستاذ مصطفى العربي: العقل العربي بين الحداثة و التقليد

محاضرة ألقيت في المنتدى الثقافي في ديربورن برعاية المركز العربي الأمريكي للثقافة و الفنون و على مسرح المتحف العربي الأمريكي: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZtln1dsMqw   الجزء الثاني: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHymuTbWniQ   الجزء الثالث و الأخير و نقاش الجمهور: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5FA21YUeUE

​Why is Tariq Ramadan Imprisoned?

June 21/18 Barbara Nimri Aziz Harvey Weinstein isn’t in jail; neither is actor Kevin Spacey, chef Mario Batali, TV host Matt Lauer, nor New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman. Although some might like to see them behind bars. Even convicted felon Bill Cosby is free until he’s sentenced in September. (Being out of jail does ...

From Decided, to Undecided, to Voting for Abdul El-Sayed

Politics is difficult for me to navigate, because I don’t like being beholden to a political template, political rhetoric, and I like to believe that human beings are multidimensional in that they do not fit nicely into categories. It’s ironic, because I am a psychiatrist, and we diagnose patients based on diagnostic criteria and categories. ...

Iraq’s Sacred Assemblies Part 2 by B. Nimri Aziz

Classrooms are not normally perceived as a backdrop for cultural exchange, a setting vital to preserving tradition. If they are not, what is an assembly of fourteen twenty-year olds doing, Iraqi in this case, engaged in analytical discourse in their college seminar room? They could be aspiring filmmakers, young writers critiquing a novel, journalism interns ...

​“Iraq’s Sacred Assemblies” Part 1

​ April 24, 2018 by Barbara Nimri Aziz, If there’s any argument against our excessive reliance on digital platforms to maintain social fabric, it is surely found inside Iraq today. Forced into long stays indoors, behind walls and gates, checked a dozen times between home, office and school, Iraqis have been confined to TV and ...

Multicultural Match

So, one day you meet this guy on Match.com.  He’s quiet.  He’s interesting.  He’s worldly and open minded.  Oh, and did I mention he’s gorgeous?  How is it possible this beautiful guy isn’t already snatched up?  And how is it possible that he’s smitten with you?  This is what I thought 13 years ago when ...

“Too Religious”

Discouragement from Muslims towards other Muslims practicing religion is common in Dearborn and overlooked often.

Missionary in Dearborn, Freedom of Speech or Proselytizing Children Without Parental Consent?

Missionary in Dearborn, Freedom of Speech or Proselytizing Children Without Parental Consent? Let us know in your comments below.

Dearborn Muslims Approach Summer with High Spirits and a Renewed State of Being

Most Dearborn schools have been out for about a week and some college spring classes have come to a close. The city celebrated the end of the Holy month of Ramadan and celebrated Eid Al-Fitr on Saturday for some and Sunday for others.