It can be said that the human spirit operates on faith – the same cannot be said for the human body or, for that matter, a 21st century coffee shop.
It’s the same thing every Sunday, man:
What the devil are we here for?
This is a review of God’s Crucible: Islam and the Making of Europe, 570-1215, by David Levering Lewis. W.W. Norton. 2008
Tell him he looks nice, because flattery works on my entire gender. As a rule.
Imam Idris Sultan was unmarried, and for this reason he approved of polygamy. He was a religious figure in “this irreligious society” where polygamy was looked down upon. His open advocacy of the practice allowed the impious to label him “a pervert just like us” — a fact that caused him great agitation. He did …
First, your tongue is to brush, barely brush,
the dew from the outer petals.
My friend told me about his grandmother, who got very lucky during the bombing attack on the Old Town. A entire building fell on top of her, but she was not caught by the walls.
From fairy tales to film, everyone is obsessed with the idea of one’s “firstborn.” But what about the lastborn? For my part, I’ve recently discovered that the lastborn child has magical abilities.
If you suggest that maybe, just maybe, building more prisons is dealing with the wrong end of the supply/demand problem, it sounds to people as if you just suggested that they should let someone slit their throats and go sell their TV for crack.
“I was shocked to discover that religious people could be quite dogmatic in the United States… I can’t stop noticing the similarities with the Islamic right in my country.”