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'Mumtez' times: A semester in Morocco

...people are expected to stop what they're doing to head to the closest mosque and pray. I loved hearing the call to prayer, "Allah akbar," meaning "God is great," even at 4:30 in the morning. My impression of Islam was that the people are very devoted...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-30/mumtez-times-semester-morocco
Neighbors
An honorable thing

Elohim, Allah, Raven and Eagle; there is a universal power that most cultures sense and attempt to define or describe in some way. Without...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012311/nei_774781233.shtml
Neighbors
My kingdom for a seat on Alaska Airlines

...Scandinavian name STOLPE on the list of eyebrow-raising flight passengers. We have to drag our laptops out because God knows, or Allah suspects, or Buddha philosophizes, that inside a bag they look like a laptop to an X-ray machine. We have to take off our...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/klas-stolpe/2013-04-30/my-kingdom-seat-alaska-
Living and growing: Doubt

...with these questions of doubt, attendance in our church can double by Christmas eve.I firmly believe that doubt in God, in Allah, in Jesus, in Judaism, in Christianity, etc., is a natural experience on the faith journey. I teach a class called...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-12-02/living-and-growing-doubt
Neighbors
Egypt's Islamist future

...beliefs of Muslims and Christians," prompting the Salafis - who have long baited Christians - to demand that Morsi "repent to Allah." Morsi described the ploy as "cheap propaganda."A month later, in a gambit to embarrass the Muslim Brotherhood, a Salafi...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-09/egypts-islamist-future
Opinion
Traditions in Chad harm, kill underfed children

...addressed these harmful practices. The issue remains extremely sensitive, in part because the healers claim their gift came from Allah and in part because many local officials were submitted to such practices themselves when they were children, aid workers say...

http://juneauempire.com/rukmini-callimachi/2012-12-24/traditions-chad-harm-kill-
Pentagon releases bin Laden video

...doubt it is a clear victory ... and he (Allah) will give us blessing and more victory...weapons, you have given us hope and we thank Allah for you." "Everybody praises what you...was first and foremost by the grace of Allah," the sheik continued. "This is the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121301/sta_binladenvid.shtml
News
Terrorism not justified

...beliefs! Anyone who believes that strapping bombs to themselves and blowing up innocent people will earn them honor and praise by Allah is an extremely dangerous group. They are, in no uncertain terms, terrorists! The present war (united by our coalition...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121901/let_letter3.shtml
Opinion
Letters

...If anyone wants it to be founded under Allah, let them (sic) go to Iran. If anyone...China." In my Webster's Unabridged, Allah is defined as "the Supreme Being, God...apparently, is not that some people worship Allah, but that they are brown-skinned and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092800/Ope_Let5.html
Opinion
Outside editorial: Bush's firm warning

...respect your faith," he said. "Its teachings are good and peaceful. Those who commit evil in the name of Allah, blaspheme the name of Allah." And to cheers from Congress, he named Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge to head a new Cabinet-level position...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092101/opE_editbush.shtml
Opinion

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