Yesterday, one of my students asked me ‘Sir, is throwing a coin in a fountain would grant you a wish?’ I replied ‘the better way to make your wishes come true is to work hard and have faith in God’s plan. If that wish is a benefit for you, you will be awarded. However, I was wondering, is it that simple? Throwing a coin into a unique fountain or well means good luck? Continue reading “Throw a Coin and Make a Wish – Is it that Simple?”
God: A Human History
Author: Reza Aslan (Penguin Random House, 2017)
Review by Ahmad Amirali
Nowadays, it seems like people are deserting their religion to the fundamentalists. However, Religion has always been the part of human existence, and it’s not likely going anywhere soon.
Reza Aslan’s God: A Human History is the newest addition to the genre of God books. Before this piece, Karen Armstrong’s A History of God shared a similar account in this genre. One may ask, whether there is a need for another book on this topic? A valid reason for that, according to me, can be Aslan’s way of writing where he bluntly places and elaborates his argument with proper supporting. That makes the reader find the reading much debatable. Continue reading “God: A Human History by Reza Aslan – A Review”