A Change.org petition says a logo stamped into the sole resembles the word Allah in Arabic and is "blasphemous."
Americans say Allahu akbar all the time.
Ramadan really brings out something in all of us, something that was always there. There's a good part of us that seems to always surface during the holy month. Ramadan should serve as a personal precedence. We should strive to always keep that inherent good within all of us a constant force in our actions and intentions.
When any religious person claims that a sacred text is "dead" -- in that the understanding of its meaning is fixed forever -- they are directly at odds with their own idea of a living, active God
The Middle Eastern desert has been among the regions worst hit by desertification and drought brought on by climate changes ever since the Dark Ages Cold Period (300-700).
Carson has said he would require any Muslim candidate for the presidency to address the question of sharia and explicitly renounce any belief in it. After such repudiation Carson would be quite willing to support a Muslim candidate. I suspect that most Americans, once made aware of the foregoing facts, would feel that way, including many Muslims.
In that moment I took a breath in, I felt more spiritually connected to God than I had ever before. The realization of a blessing is as simple as breathing.
Instead of being seen as a celebration of Muslim women, the Women's Mosque of America was erroneously being framed as a "liberation" from Muslim men.
Because they come from our heads (intellect) rather than our hearts, perhaps all words referring to God do nothing but get in the way, building a sense of separation from It. Perhaps Divinity lives so fully in our hearts as a feeling that the minute we name or label It something we automatically limit our experience of It by drawing boundaries around It.