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Pathans in Kashmir Preserve Identity
The 83-year-old belongs to a small minority of Pathans settled in Indian-administered Kashmir who have maintained their distinct cultural and linguistic identity a century after their ancestors emigra... read more
Who owns Kashmir?
Two months after Partition, when India announced its tryst with destiny and Pakistan formed its cocoon Muslim state, Kashmir’s accession to India was neither smooth nor valid. Muslims in Jammu were gi... read more
Tea Party Confederate Secessionists are Finally Crawling out of Closet
A year after his death, hundreds rally to remember a person. His name was Eric Garner . One year ago: July 17, 2014. A video of an encounter with NYPD, shows Eric Garner, on a city sidewalk, being ... read more
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Jesus on Adam and Eve (RJS)
1-4 allows divorce is because something changed after the beginning when God instituted marriage. This leads him to Genesis 3: “The obvious candidate for making that change – indeed the only one – is ... read more
Excerpt: Get a Taste of Esmeralda Santiago's "Conquistadora"
“Now I know what my ancestors must have felt,” she said, “seeing land after ... left three thousand miles behind in Spain. She freed her arms from Ramón and Inocente and turned to where verdant hills ... read more
The classic middle-class overachiever
At the age of 23, my indebtedness to Pakistan was inversely proportional to my progress in life. My mind was uncluttered and my ambitions were sky high. The nation’s politics didn’t interest me; its u... read more
It's the oldest family business in Britain, but the history of the Balsons - butchers since the reign of Henry VIII - holds dark secrets...
Robert Balson could not have known, as he took his place at the monthly Shambles, that his descendants would carry on the trade for five centuries. Today Richard Balson, 56, can trace his ancestry rig... read more
Faint echoes of the days of glory
"I was born and brought up in the neighbourhood, like my father and grandfather. The war forced us to leave our home but after 20 years of exile ... Ustad Khalid's family also traces its ancestry to I... read more
Jerusalem: A tale of three cities…one Jewish, one Christian and one Muslim
After the First World War ended ... to turn their backs on the pagan traditions of their ancestors and seek a new religious family,” notes Armstrong. Yet at the same time, Jerusalem for the Muslims al... read more
5 Reasons Why Calvinism Makes Me Want To Gouge My Eyes Out
In Jesus, we don’t see a God who is dominated by wrath, but a God who is consumed with nonviolent love. Calvinism makes me want to gouge my eyes out because it’s a belief system that keeps showing me ... read more
Reasons to Believe (that Creationists are Crazy)
Here is Isaiah 45:12, in the New International Version: It is I who made the earth and created mankind upon it. My own hands stretched out the heavens; I marshaled their starry hosts. What’s that? You ... read more
Subjugation and Kashmir during the 100 days of the Modi Sarkaar
While a section of pandit’s argue that it was a handiwork of Muslims in Kashmir (who lived together with Pandits for centuries in what is ... by the UN under chapter seven of its charter. The Modi Sar... read more