Al Rashid Mosque: Building Canadian Muslim Communities

AL RASHID MOSQUE Building Canadian Muslim Communities, by Earle H. WaughUniversity of Alberta Press, June, 2018. 256 pages. $35.00 CAD (paper) ISBN # 978-1-77212-333-2 Publisher’s Promo: Al Rashid Mosque, Canada’s first and one of the earliest in North America, was erected in Edmonton in the depth of the Depression of the 1930s. Over time, the … Continue reading “Al Rashid Mosque: Building Canadian Muslim Communities”

Jerusalem: A place of welcoming, sharing and learning

The iconic Dome of the Rock, part of the Temple Mount complex, sits on the site of the Holy of Holies, in the Second Temple, which was destroyed by the Romans in A.D. 70. Photo: John T/Unsplash.com Jerusalem: A place of welcoming, sharing and learning By Paul Shore August 15, 2018 Jerusalem is often portrayed … Continue reading “Jerusalem: A place of welcoming, sharing and learning”

What The Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters

WHAT THE QUR’AN MEANT And Why It Matters by Gary WillsViking Press, Toronto October, 2017. 226 pp. $28.50 CAD. ISBN #978-1-101-98102-3 Publisher’s Promo: Garry Wills has spent a lifetime thinking and writing about Christianity. In What the Qur’an Meant, Wills invites readers to join him as he embarks on a timely, necessary reconsideration of the … Continue reading “What The Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters”

Who is my neighbour?

Rev. Scott Sharman  Follow Animator for Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations for the Anglican Church of Canada May 15, 2018 Who is my neighbour?   “If Muslims and Christians are not at peace, the world cannot be at peace. With the terrible weaponry of the modern world; with Muslims and Christians intertwined everywhere as never before, … Continue reading “Who is my neighbour?”