understanding and friendship:
A comment by Iranian-American author, commentator and religious scholar Reza Aslan, which is worth repeating and remembering:
"Islam doesn't promote violence or peace.
Islam is just a religion.
And like every religion in the world, it depends on what you bring to it.
If you are a violent person, your Islam, your Judaism, your Christianity, your Hinduism is going to be violent."
Reza Aslan has written at least three books on religion:
2016-NOV: A superb advertisement by Amazon.com promotes religious cooperation and respect:
Not a sponsored link
When I viewed this video for the first time, I must have been distracted because I missed the key component of the story: the surprise and pleasure experienced by each of them when they opened their cartons from Amazon. It appears that both had bought a set of knee pads as a surprise gift for the other.
After having met as strangers for the first time on the set where the above commercial was filmed, the priest and imam have since become the best of friends in real life:
A posting by AIM Islam: "Muslim students have something to tell you:"
The following video is titled "Muslim students have something to tell you." It was prepared by students at Durham College and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) in Ontario, Canada. It received just under 2 million views in its first seven weeks online. 1
The following information source was used to prepare and update the above
essay. The hyperlink is not necessarily still active today.
- "Muslim students have something to tell you," AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM), Ajax, ON, Canada, on 2016-FEB-15, at: https://www.facebook.com
Original posting: 2016-NOV-28
Last update: 2016-NOV-28
Author: B. A. Robinson