Category Cultural Issues


Shame & Honor Culture

30 May 2017 | Day 4 A Look at Shame and Honor Culture I grew up in a Muslim community that was managed by shame and honor and I learned as a small child that I should…

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A Family Fasts

27 May 2017 | Day 1 A Family Fasts I remember the first day that I started fasting. I was only about 7 years old but I was excited to be treated like an adult. Ramadan was…

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Veils, Headscarves & Muslim Women

Questions and Answers from Muslim women about the veil, headscarf and clothing they wear and why. In recent years the Hijab and other clothing has been the cause of great controversy. It is good to get an understanding of what all this means.
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Indonesian Merantau

DAY 19 – JUNE 24th, 2016 Merantau – An Indonesian Journey Judges 18:6 “And the priest said to them, “Go in peace. The journey on which you go is under the eye of the Lord.”  Among the…

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10 Dangerous Myths about Muslims

10 Dangerous Myths Too often we read or hear things that we take at face value and assume to be true. Social media buzzes with articles, images and memes whose sources are hard to verify and, all-to-often,…

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