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Ahmediyya and Muslims

  by Imam Sheharyar Shaikh I do not believe that one should boycott anyone from holding a dialogue. One always learns something from an exchange, no matter how abhorrent or deviant their beliefs may be from one’s vantage point. One of the few exceptions I make is in the […]

O-“KAY”-ING ISLAMOPHOBIA IN CANADA

by Sheharyar Shaikh On Saturday, June 16th, 2012, I met National Post columnist Jonathan Kay at the “Message of Peace: Countering Islamophobia” conference hosted by University of Toronto’s Muslim Students Association and ICNA Canada. Jonathan Kay and I, along with guest speakers from the U.S., shared a stage […]

Islamic Book Controversy in Toronto

By Sheharyar Shaikh A non-Muslim acquaintance recently sent me a photograph of her friend who was holding a recent copy of the Toronto Sun newspaper in his hand with the headline, “Is beating women allowed?” (or something to that effect), in reference to a marriage guidebook penned by […]