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Sufi Rapper: An excerpt from A

Sufi Rapper: An excerpt from Abd al Malik's autobiography

Abd al Malik on his journey from drug dealer to rap star to Sufi mystic. Ode Editors | April 2009 issue Abd al Malik performs with DJ Laurent Garnier at the Montreux Jazz Festival. Photo: Reuters/Denis Balibouse I lived Islam as a body of commandments that I only needed to put into practice Read More...

Saints of Pakistan

Saints of Pakistan

Abdul Sattar Ehdi and Bilquis Edhi, who are often praised as Muslim equivalents of Mother Teresa, run what is perhaps the world's largest volunteer organization Jay Dunn | Jan/Feb 2009 issue   Chetan Kumar began to suspect he had cancer a year ago, but kept pushing himself through the dizzy Read More...

Rising up in Riyadh

Rising up in Riyadh

A young novelist's condemnation of tradition becomes an underground bestseller in Saudi Arabia Marco Visscher | June 2006 issue In chapter one, a woman discovers on her honeymoon that her husband has been unfaithful. She forgives him and becomes pregnant, but he later hits her and sends her away. A Read More...

The loss that was a triumph

The loss that was a triumph

Runner Lima Azimi breaks barriers for Afghan woman Tijn Touber | June 2006 Read More...

The many sides of Allah

The many sides of Allah

Increasingly, Fouad Laroui heard Muslims making allegations that showed they had very little idea what their religion was about and no clue at all about other religions. So he decided to write a book about Islam. Ode spoke with the author. Tijn Touber | May 2007 issue Fouad Laroui was fed up. He Read More...

What you don't know about

What you don't know about Muslims

We define our faith in our own ways, no matter what Western media and Middle Eastern mullahs tell us. Tasneem Jamal| November 2006 issue By Recent articles throughout the media, including Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper, imply that Islam is an inherently violent religion. It must be true, they Read More...

Saints of Pakistan

Saints of Pakistan

Abdul Sattar Ehdi and Bilquis Edhi, who are often praised as Muslim equivalents of Mother Teresa, run what is perhaps the world's largest volunteer organization Jay Dunn | November 2004 issue Chetan Kumar began to suspect he had cancer a year ago, but kept pushing himself through the dizzy Read More...

You don't have to be Musl

You don't have to be Muslim...

With Ramadan approaching on 15th October, this can be an invitation to anybody who feels the need for "profound soul searching". A woman describes her initiation into the annual fasts. Cyntha Gonzalez-Kabil | October 2004 issue With Ramadan approaching on 15th October, this can be an invitation to Read More...