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Book Review: There is a God: How The World’s Most Notorious Atheist Changed His Mind

EDITORS’ NOTE: When the preeminent atheist of the past 100 years reverses his position and says “there is a God,” it is, of course, an important event and one worthy of everyone’s time to study his reasons. However, as Ismailis, … Continue reading Book Review: There is a God: How The World’s Most Notorious Atheist Changed His Mind

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Beyond Relativism: The Aga Khan on Personal Search, Universal Ethics and Pluralism ~ Ismaili Gnosis

How can we inspire people to reach beyond rampant materialism, self-indulgent individualism, and unprincipled relativism? Mawlana Hazar ImamSchool of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, (New York, USA), May 15, 2006 Relativism — the worldview that suggests there are no … Continue reading Beyond Relativism: The Aga Khan on Personal Search, Universal Ethics and Pluralism ~ Ismaili Gnosis

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Nizar Hussien Ghulamhusain Harji of Nairobi, Kenya: A Story of Courage, Patience and Faith

In a world preoccupied with the ephemeral, it is easy to forget that within our soul there is a place where the timeless ideals of steadfastness, strength, sacrifice, honour and loyalty resonate and move us. Who can fail to feel … Continue reading Nizar Hussien Ghulamhusain Harji of Nairobi, Kenya: A Story of Courage, Patience and Faith

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NanoWisdoms Editor and Publisher, Mohib Ebrahim, speaks about private Ismaili initiatives and Ismaili Civil Society ~ Amaana

Mohib Ebrahim: We tend to think of civil society as something that engages with society at large, working in co-operation with governments. However, I think this view is far too narrow and limiting: I view civil society as the constituents … Continue reading NanoWisdoms Editor and Publisher, Mohib Ebrahim, speaks about private Ismaili initiatives and Ismaili Civil Society ~ Amaana