The Ibrahim/Abraham story narrates that Allah/God merely wanted to test his faith by asking him to sacrifice his son, Ishmael/Isaac.
21 Aug 2018 12:58 AM
Today, our countries and communities are drowning in cesspools of hatred and hostility that easily erupt in lynching, shooting, bombing or war.
06 Aug 2018 12:38 AM
Being from a wealthy family, as was customary at that time, Annakutty’s aunt began seeking rich suitors for her to be married.
29 Jul 2018 6:13 AM
The Sanskrit word for ritual sacrifice is yagna, from the root yaj, meaning, to worship or offer.
13 Jul 2018 2:08 AM
True ecumenism demands not only respecting religious differences among us but promoting them.
27 Jun 2018 2:46 AM
Sport demands that one strives utmost to defeat or outsmart one’s opponents.
13 Jun 2018 1:33 AM
Worse, our cell-phones sometimes become imprisoning ‘cells’, with wasted hours uselessly chattering or forwarding fear-inducing false messages.
17 May 2018 1:53 AM
Laughter makes one optimistic, sending positive vibes to connect with others.
05 May 2018 1:25 AM
We often think that only sadhus, priests and imams are to be holy.
19 Apr 2018 2:19 AM
Today, Holy Saturday, the silent day between Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection, reflect on the apparent “foolishness of love”.
31 Mar 2018 12:35 AM
Stephen Hawking’s relentless search for the “Ultimate” is amazing.
20 Mar 2018 6:01 AM
In positive perspective, pearls are treasured for their luminosity, loveliness and durability.
06 Mar 2018 6:18 AM
My life’s journey has led me to meet many people and manage in many tongues — Indian and foreign.
21 Feb 2018 3:06 AM
By contrast, suffering refers to the mental and psychological aspects of sickness.
08 Feb 2018 2:16 AM
From persecuting Christians and slaying them, he begins serving everyone, saving them from slavery to sin.
25 Jan 2018 2:49 AM
She advocated a change of mindset with meditation and a lifestyle embracing vegetarianism.
11 Jan 2018 1:44 AM
The Bible speaks of “bread of the presence” kept before the sanctum sanctorum.
25 Dec 2017 2:09 AM
Religions — as well as “do it yourself” manuals — provide keys to happiness.
01 Dec 2017 3:20 AM
The Bible severely critiques those who make money by cheating the poor.
13 Nov 2017 12:29 AM
Luke highlights joy, compassion and the presence of God’s spirit.
18 Oct 2017 1:31 AM