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Christianity’s crippled future

By YAHYA SSEREMBA

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As Christianity lost loyalty in its millennial stronghold of Europe, it salvaged itself by gaining new ground in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Americas. But these new territories of Christendom seem to be equally defenceless in the face of the cancer that ate up the religion in Europe.

Pentecostalism, which came with the 20th Century purporting to revive Christianity, has turned out to be too superstitious, too simplistic to make up for the mounting losses of the world’s largest religion.  The vitality of Christianity is everywhere except in the future. 

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The mistake that cost the Arabs their global dominance


By SAYYID QUTB

Under Islam the Arabs had, for the first time in history, an international role to play. They also had a powerful state to be taken into consideration by world powers. They possessed a sweeping force that destroyed thrones, conquered empires, and brought down false, deviating and ignorant leaderships in order to take over the leadership of mankind.

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The line between true and false dreams


By YUSUFU BWANIKA

The interpretation of dreams has been exercised for generations. Ancient Greece had Apollo, the god of the sun, prophecy and dreams. Mesopotamia and Egypt likewise had special ministries responsible for dream interpretation.

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How fundamentalism holds back Muslims

By YAHYA SSEREMBA

The word fundamentalism is often misused in the West – it is used for every Muslim whose chin is densely bearded, whose dress is the hijab, whose resistance to U.S. bloodlust is spirited.   This is the misuse that the ultra-modernist Muslims equally apply, and it is the very misconception that keeps them at odds with the Muslim society they wish to modernize.

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In the fall of Arab tyrants, Islam finds new strength



By YAHYA SSEREMBA

Part of the backwardness that has characterized the Muslim world for the past 300 years is dictatorial rule.  The world’s most repressive rulers are found mostly in Muslim countries, especially in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia.  

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