Does Islam Really Forbid Interfaith Marriages?

By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong The Quran doesn't actually prohibit women from marrying anyone of other faiths. The only ayah from the Quran that can be used to back up what is in many communities the traditional position on interfaith marriages is 2:221, but that only says not to marry off “your women” to “mushrikeen”, i.e.…Read more Does Islam Really Forbid Interfaith Marriages?

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Rumi: Unfold Your Own Myth

Who gets up early to discover the moment light begins? Who finds us here circling, bewildered, like atoms? Who comes to a spring thirsty and sees the moon reflected in it? Who, like Jacob blind with grief and age, smells the shirt of his lost son and can see again? Who lets a bucket down…Read more Rumi: Unfold Your Own Myth