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Vol. 49 Num. 09/10

Editorial

Dear Readers, In this issue, we have brought to­gether differ­ent aspects of this beautiful Abra­hamic religion, Islam. Is­lam is the guardian of prayer. Every...

Dhikr and the Jesus Prayer

Unceasing recollection of God leading to peace Introduction There is this mysterious experience that the closer I am to God, the closer I come...

La Yihād… La verdadera guerra santa

CÓMO SE RESPONDE A UNA LÁ­GRIMA, al llanto que se desborda en el rostro, más allá de que sea de un anciano, de un...

Fatima, Mary, and Muslims

Catholics reverence Mary under several titles, one of which is “Our Lady of Fatima.” In the very name of the place in Portugal where...

Les Chrétiens du Moyen-Orient dans la tourmente actuelle

  - Le cas Palestinien - Le Moyen-Orient et le monde arabe en général (pour ne pas dire, plus largement, le monde mu­sulman) passe...

How did religion assume a violent role in the Middle East?

I will start with a simple question: what makes a specific religion, at a certain period of time, highly promoting and conducive to peace,...

Christian Identity in an Islamic Context

Introduction First of all, I will try to set the parameters of what I hope to explore in this paper. What its focus is...

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One of the first depictions of St. Francis, according to some people, and prior to Giotto’s work, is in Istanbul, Turkey, not in Assisi....

The Jihad … The Authentic Holy War

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