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Blessed is the Banker to the Poor

How could I not have read Banker to the Poor earlier? But I’m glad I just did—thanks to my daughter’s prompting—almost 12 years after this autobiography of the visionary micro-credit pioneer, Dr. Muhammad Yunus was first published. Banker to the

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Posted in Business and Justice, Faith, Feeding the Hungry, Fighting Poverty, Hunger, I BLOG, Muslims, Politics and Religion, Uncategorized

Of Gods and Men. . . and Jon Stewart

I watched Of Gods and Men the same week the news was filled with images of exultation at the killing of Osama bin Laden. The journey from Jon Stewart’s testosterone-driven treatment of bin Laden’s death on the Daily Show to

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Posted in Catholics and Culture, Colonization, I BLOG, Movies, Muslims, Readers of the Book, Uncategorized

Malaysia and Readers of the Book

Largely Muslim Malaysia has been ill-served by the spectacle of bureaucrats in the Publications Control and Quranic Text Division of the Home Ministry defying the Prime Minister by withholding, then defacing, Bibles published in the Malay language (Bahasa Malaysia). March

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Posted in Al-Kitab, I BLOG, Muslims, Prophet Muhammad, Readers of the Book, Uncategorized

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