Don’t miss the premiere of New Muslim Cool, airing June 23rd on PBS as part of the POV series. There’s a trailer to get you started, and an interview with the filmmaker on AltMuslim. Via TalkIslam.
An excerpt from Three Roods Charm, a short story by Michael Short set on my mom and dad’s farm: “Did David Bowie bother you at sunrise?” Greg asked. “Huh?” I said. “What I meant was how did you sleep?” “Oh. Wonderful,” I said. This was my first morning at Three Roods Farm, and I made […]
The azan can be heard all around Kuching from the suraus in most every neighborhood. Sometimes it takes a bit of work to find where it is coming from. Taking a shortcut through a secluded neighborhood on my way home late from work, I would often hear the azan called loudly nearby, see old uncles […]
ABIM, the Malaysian Islamic Youth Movement, is one of the oldest and strongest Islamic NGOs in Malaysia today. Founded in 1972, ABIM is influential on the national stage in lobbying for Islamic policies. It is the leading component organization in PEMBELA, an Islamic affairs pressure group. But its most recognizable effort on the ground is […]