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Bacha bazi and cultural relativism

There is a very real danger in insisting that Muslims assimilate into the American culture. I have always thought assimilation is best, when foreigners want to live permanently in Western culture, and I am still not oppposed to the practice.   However, we have to consider all perspectives when we analyze this issue. I have […]

Homosexuality in the Middle East: Kuwait, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia: And my opinion

I have already written on the subject of homosexuality in Saudi Arabia, and I came across another interesting article on homosexuality in Kuwait, so I thought I would write about that.   This article was written in 2007 (http://muslimmedianetwork.com/mmn/?p=1478) and is authored by Sumayyah Meehan. The author states that in the Middle East, punishment of […]

Homosexuality in Saudi Arabia: Does this article have it right?

The article, which can be found at http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2007/05/the-kingdom-in-the-closet/305774/ offers a frank discussion of homosexuality in the country where Islam is practiced most faithfully. But I’m wondering how accurate it is because a couple of people I know who are from there have told me that it is incorrect in a number of areas.   Here […]

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