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And do not make them run away

You complained that your man was not religious, but at least he was kind. Now your husband is a zealot. One day we will hear you complain that this man made you hate Islam. Never will you ask what he … Continue reading

22. March 2011 by Timothy Bowes
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Madrassa

The air in the prayer carries the beautiful scent of musk, its essence renewed by the dabbling of worshippers with the oils on the shelf after almost every ablution. Whenever the sun’s rays penetrate the porthole windows beneath the dome, … Continue reading

17. August 2007 by Timothy Bowes
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Miss Wheatcroft

Miss Wheatcroft, she’s a funny one. She’s a white Muslim like the artist formerly known as Cat Stephens except she’s a woman. When I say funny, I don’t mean she’s a comedian. One of my best friends is a white … Continue reading

09. February 2007 by Timothy Bowes
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