Perspectives on Islam

Archive of past radio presentations


Originally Presented 2003

Islam Is To Fully Embrace God / Taliban Is Not Islam / True Jihad Is The Inner Struggle of Good vs. Evil / You Cannot Enforce Islam - Noha, Egyptian-American Student of Islamic Legal Studies at Princeton University

Islam Means Surrender to God / There Is No Compulsion In Islam / The West Has Deep-rooted Ignorance Of and Animosity Towards Islam - Dr. Khalid Blankenship, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Religion at Temple University

We Must Understand The Causes of 9/11 / Why Do Many Muslims Distrust or Hate the US? / US Foreign Policy Centered Around Oil Reinforces Oppressive Anti-Democratic Regimes - Dr. Michael Sells, Professor of Religion, Haverford College

Lessons of 9/11 / All Citizens of the World Are Children of God / The US Must Apply the Golden Rule to Ourselves and Others / Self-Examination Instead of Fault-Finding / The "Kick-Butt" Policy Must Change to Understand Others - Dr. Zahara Simmons, Assistant Professor of Religion, University of Florida

Crusades and Colonial Periods Obscure True Islam / Misconception of Islam as Fierce / Islam is a Religion of Power, Not Violence / Similarities in Judaism and Christianity - Dr. Mahmoud Ayoub, Professor of Religion, Temple University

True Islam Allows People a Choice of Action / There Is No Compulsion in Islam / Early History of Islam / True Islam Allowed Other Religions to Have Their Own Laws and Communities - Muhammad Abdur Razzaq, Imam, The Mosque of Shaikh M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen, Philadelphia, PA

The People of Afghanistan / The US Has Open Arms and Is a Safe Harbor for All / The 9/11 Event Has No Connection to Islam / We Must Become One With Each Other - Abdullah Shahab, Muazzin, The Mosque of Shaikh M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen, Philadelphia, PA

Readings: The Qualities of the Prophet (sal.) as Described by One of His Companions / What Are the Qualities We Must Have and Use in Order to Know God? - Dr. Locke Rush

The Hidden Beauty of Islam - Part I: M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen is Interviewed about the Essence of True Islam - David Freudberg, Interviewer / M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen, Interviewee

The Hidden Beauty of Islam - Part II: The "Children" of Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (ral.) Are Interviewed Regarding the Meaning of True Islam in their Lives - David Freudberg, Interviewer, Various Interviewees



Last Updated: September 4, 2006