Bishop John Shelby Spong

The Right to Life Does Not Mean the Duty to Suffer

Junaid Jahangir | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Living
Junaid Jahangir

Dying with dignity is construed as giving up instead of fighting an internal aggressor and that such an approach is not consistent with the medical ethic, which can also be captured by the Prophet's teaching, "Do no harm and accept no harm."

One Imam Teaching Homophobia Does Not Speak for All Muslims

Junaid Jahangir | Posted 10.13.2013 | Canada Impact
Junaid Jahangir

In April, the Edmonton Islamic Academy distanced itself from a visiting Imam's homophobic comments given to a group of junior high students. Not satisfied with the school measures, and concerned about the impact of the lecture on both straight and gay Muslim youth, human rights activist Rob Wells took his placards to protest alone outside the Academy. He got assaulted on two different occasions.