Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim..
Alhumdulillah (Praise be to God). Welcome to the 3rd issue of the Carnival of Islam in the West– a carnival showcasing a plethora of different topics and blogger entries. The carnival is aimed mostly as Muslims, but is not just for their purposes only.. so feel free to browse around!
Irving Karchmar presents The Judgment of God – A Sufi Tale « Darvish posted at Darvish, saying, “Thank you for the Carnival Ya Haqq!”
Aaminah Hernandez presents Why I Wear the Muslim Hijab – A Discussion posted at Aaminah Hernandez.
Education and Life
Alexander Becker presents Ramadan: Evaluating One Month of Daytime Fasting posted at WOW, saying, “A unique opportunity for a spiritual as well as a nutritional experience.”
Julien presents Muslims don’t steal posted at Odd Scoop.
History and Science
Abu Sahajj presents The Unknown Islam in America posted at Wa Salaam.
Marriage and Family
ABD presents Ten Poems: Lovelace’s “To Lucasta” posted at other|matters, saying, “ABD is one of the authors of the othermatters.org team.”
Baraka presents Truth & Beauty: Bypassing Begumhood posted at Truth and Beauty.
Tariq Nelson presents The New “Passing” posted at Tariq Nelson.
News and Politics
Omar Gatto presents MPAC: Who Will be ?Appointed? to Represent Us? posted at Omar-Nameh.
Yahya Birt presents Is Britain now post-multicultural? posted at Yahya Birt – Musings on the Britannic Crescent, saying, “This post assesses if Britain has in 2006, like the Netherlands in 2004, started to shift away mulitculturalism, in confronting “the Muslim problem”.”
Umm Yasmin presents Scanty clothing never justifies rape posted at Dervish.
Kashmiri Nomad presents How To Solve The “Problem” Of Islam posted at Islam And The West Opinions Of A Kashmiri Nomad.
Religion and Philosophy
MOZAFFAR presents Ramadan Reflection – Serenity through Sajdah posted at other|matters, saying, “MOZAFFAR is one of the authors of the othermatters.org team.”
ABD presents Ethics as Politics posted at other|matters, saying, “ABD is a member of the othermatters.org team.”
Abu Sahajj presents Reflection in Nature posted at Wa Salaam.
Abu Muhammad presents Pope should not waste time reading all the people … posted at Non Skeptical Essays.
Ayesha presents Here’s what I’ve been keeping in my closet posted at Ayesha, saying, “MY SHAHADA”
The State of The Ummah
Safiyyah presents Gender Relations, Sex and Perversion: The Dark Underside of Saudi Arabia posted at SAFspace.
Jennifer Suleiman presents Southern Muslimah posted at Southern Muslimah, saying, “Jazakum Allahu Khayran”
dezhen presents My Dream – an Australian Institute of Islamic Studies posted at Dezhen || Creative Morality, saying, “After the recent barrage of media towards Muslims in Australia, this is a little mind-walk regarding what one of my dreams would be regarding the Muslim community here.”
Zack presents Islamic Calendar posted at Procrastination, saying, “This is more of a compilation post than an analysis one about the issue of moonsighting and the Islamic calendar.”
Please remember to submit your articles for next edition!