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Corregir un mal no puede causar un mal mayor, Sheij Ahmed Bermejo

En estos últimos días me he estado acordando mucho de uno de mis maestros, un hombre con el que compartí mucho y del que aprendí todavía más, un hombre de un carácter único, de un comportamiento elevado, alejado del mal y próximo al bien, al que siempre recuerdo con una sonrisa dispuesto a explicarme las cosas las veces que hiciera …

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Cairo: the inconsiderate friend that you can’t help but love him, by Hafiz Luqman Nieto

Written by Hafith Luqman Nieto, communication & media manager of the Seville Mosque Foundation, from Cairo, where he has been perfectioning his arabic and tajwid for the past few months. This story is taken from his blog www.luqmannieto.com Originally published in English. Cairo: the inconsiderate friend that you can’t help but love him. Hafiz Luqman Nieto Cairo is a big, big city. It’s …

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Muslims of Seville: A community in search of its place. Article by ´más+menos´magazine

The oldest Muslim community in Seville still in existence was founded by an ex-Catholic in 1985. The group, made up of converts and their descendants, talks today about life as a Muslim in what was, until 1284, one of the largest capitals of the Islamic world. In the heart of the old town of Seville, the mix of cultures for …

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“To inspire people to take positive action.”, Fréderic Oumar Kanoute

Fredi Kanouté jokes that he has joined a rock band but none of the motley crew he is touring with claims to be a professional musician. Instead the former West Ham United, Tottenham Hotspur and Sevilla striker shares stages around the world with extraordinary characters such as Emi Mahmoud, a former Darfur refugee and Poetry Slam world champion, and Dr Rouba Mhaissen, …

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A Tile for Seville, Reviving Islam in Andalusia

ACTNews, JAKARTA – The world history obviously exposes how Islam in Andalusia, Spain, began to enter its golden age under the Umayyad Caliphate in the eighth century. Economic development, cultural works and science flourished, while renowned philosophers and scientists of Islam such as Ibn Sina and al-Khwarizmi also came into existence. For about three centuries, Andalusia emerged as a region with the …

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La crisis de la metafísica

La filosofía moderna, en general, ha abandonado las metas de la metafísica anterior por varias razones. En el centro del asunto está el antiguo debate sobre los princpios universales, un conflicto entre el enfoque esencialista de los “realistas” o los “realistas moderados”, comprometidos con lo que se conoció como la vía antigua (el “camino viejo”), y el enfoque nominalista comprometido …

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‘Inside ISIS’. Documentary chronicle of a trip to the center of terror.

Why a 75-year-old German, ex-judge, ex-conservative politician, diplomat, executive and journalist of prestige today, in short, a man of the European establishment, decides to risk the life and the life of his son and to go with him in The ISIS’s territory? This is the question floating in the air at the end of this documentary film by a catalan …

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