Tag: Friday Sermon

  • Daily Times Editorial: Nuisance of loudspeakers

    The move by the National Assembly on Friday to pass The Regulation and Control of Loudspeakers and Sound Amplifiers (Amendment) Bill 2010, is a step in the right direction. The bill is intended to curb attempts to create sectarian hatred in the Islamabad Capital Territory. Previously, this was applicable only in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa under The […]

  • The power of the Friday sermon and the house-cleaning of Imams – by Dr Mahjabeen Islam

    The power of the Friday sermon If a disenchanted, angry and possibly economically distraught young man does attend the Friday prayer and for a half hour is compelled to listen to an imam, the opportunity for preaching Islam’s message of “killing non-combatants is haram” becomes a golden one Imagine tens of millions of Muslims as […]