Jerusalem: A Symphonic Saga (Self-Released). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Carl. F. Gauze peruses this crash-course introduction to the tenets of Islam, but he’s still left with unanswered questions.
David Lee Beowulf weighs in with his views on the events of September 11th - complete with a reading list, natch. If you don’t throw yourself all out of whack with knee-jerk reactions, you might actually learn something.
Did someone put a fatwah on Cat Stevens’ career? Hal Horowitz examines the nadir of the folkie-turned-Muslim’s pop music career, taking an in-depth look at Stevens’ recently-reissued last three albums, Numbers, IZITSO, and Down To Earth.
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