Tag Archive: Dogma

Jul 26 2012

It sounds very beautiful and appealing

More on top-down authority versus everyone else. On obedience. Last week Sister Pat Farrell said what she thinks obedience is. But the word obedience comes from the Latin root meaning to hear, to listen. And so as I have come to understand that vow, what it means to me is that we listen to what …

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May 26 2012

Banned as it contradicted the Quran and Hadith

More squalid airless stupidity from Malaysia: banning Irshad Manji’s book and confiscating copies from bookstores. The Home Ministry has banned  the controversial book by liberal Muslim  activist Irshad Manji as it could cause confusion among Muslims. In a statement yesterday, Deputy Home Minister Datuk Abu Seman Yusop said  the book Allah, Liberty and Love and its …

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