- Published on Wednesday, 04 February 2009 20:35
One in ten inmates in American prisons turn to islam
A movement that began in the 1970s under Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan to evangelize inmates has evolved into one of the most effective religious rehabilitation agendas in the U.S. Imams under the Nation of Islam continue to draw converts, but most Muslims in prison today are Sunnis, said Lawrence Mamiya, a professor at Vassar College who has studied Muslim prison ministries, writes Herald.ndet February 4. Read more.
As a preparation for the fourth conference – arranged by in Copenhagen, under the headline Interfaith Dialogue Confronting Extremism” the Muslim and Christian participants from the Middle East and Europe were asked to write short papers in which they reflected on issues related to the topic of the conference. X...
På andendagen af den dansk-arabiske dialogkonference med titlen “Confronting Extremisme” har vi brugt det meste af tiden på gruppedrøftelser – og det har bestemt ikke været kedeligt. I flere timer havde vi mulighed for at drøfte bl.a. disse to spørgsmål “Religion som årsag til eller løsning på ekstremisme-problemet?” og “Civilsamfundets...
E-book in ProgressI hereby invite all interested readers of this blog to comment on and discuss and contribute to my writing project, in which I explore the missiological potentials of the metaphor of guesting. It is a follow up to my article "A Missiology of Listening". Are you aware...
3. Sent to Be GuestsIn his book ”Transforming Mission” (1992) David Bosch has identified six historical paradigms of mission and in each period ”there was a tendency to take one specific biblical verse as themissionary text” (Bosch 1992:339). E.g, in the patristic understanding (the Eastern Church) it was John...