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The Mosque: an oasis for hearts and eyes

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Source: islamicity.com

By: Sumreen Wasiq

Seeking spirituality takes one places. To accelerate the devotional progress of their souls, devout Christians head to their churches. Observant Jews find themselves en route to their synagogues. And how many a foot is laid upon the earth striding toward a temple in pursuit of the same holy reason?

Yet it is the Muslims, since centuries ago, who have been used to relinquishing the demands of their chaotic selves at the five punctuations of their stated night and day in the heavenly atmosphere of a mosque, a masjid. Its breathtaking structure speaking volumes of the architectural masterminds behind it, the bona fide objective of this divine enclosure is in no way insignificant.

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Imam: It’s ‘code red’ for American Muslims

Source: us.cnn.com

By: Daniel Burke

The mosque in Roxbury was crowded past capacity, with about 1,200 college students, urban hipsters and East Africans crowded into the hallways and front stairs.

They wanted to hear Imam Suhaib Webb, resident scholar of the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center and widely considered one of the country’s most influential Muslims, respond to Sam Harris and Bill Maher, who recently called Islam the “mother lode of bad ideas” and compared Muslims to the Mafia.

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