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THE IDEA OF ISLAM AS A SYNCRETIC RELIGION IN BENGAL:OPPOSING PERSPECTIVES


Written By: Ahmedullah
02/03/2015 11:21
Social Issues

I am posting an article I wrote for friends in the late 1980s which later formed part of a presentation I made at the Jagonari Centre in East London in 1994 entitled 'An Analysis of the Bengali Muslim Predicament' THE IDEA OF ISLAM AS A SYNCRETIC RELIGION IN BENGAL:  OPPOSING....    Full story...

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Polarised Conflicts,Ideas of Bengali Culture and fallacy of Bengali Nationalism in Bangladesh


Written By: Ahmedullah
08/12/2014 23:17 08/12/2014 23:13
Religion & Culture

The causes of polarised politics Many people are baffled by the intense levels of hatred that exists between different factions in Bangladesh and fail to understand the possible underlying reasons behind the current conflict. Complex factors are no doubt at play, including attachments to....    Full story...

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Eid Pledge 2: Jihad against poverty and hunger


Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
18/08/2013 21:01
Social Issues

You would have gained true insight and felt the pain of real hunger this Ramadan. Your fast would have left you feeling the slow but sure sapping of your energy as the morning would have moved into the afternoon and the afternoon would have been slowly swallowed up by the evening. Your throat....    Full story...

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Historical Role of Religion in Society and politics of Bangladesh


Written By: HarunurRashid
24/05/2013 12:32 23/05/2013 19:03
Muslim History

It was as early as the 7th century that Islam as a religion made its way into the life of the people of East Bengal. The Prophet’s (pbuh) maternal uncle Sa’d ibn abi Waqqas paid his third visit to China as the head of an embassy sent by the third Caliph Uthman (RA) in 651, less than....    Full story...

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Girl friend/ Boy friend or only friend


Written By: tauhidsh
09/03/2013 13:55 09/03/2013 13:53
Social Issues

  Before starting writing I hope not to make this discussion too long and will discuss only relevant areas of the title. The words I have used, as the title may not require any further explanation or definition, therefore, I shall move to the point. A girl asked me: ‘Do you....    Full story...

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