FAMILY OF THE HEART [FOTH] BOOK
 

 FAMILY OF THE HEART - its FOUNDER AND THEIR ANTHOLOGY

A REVIEW BY DR SEHBA ALI

I grew up in Lucknow, India, where people of all faiths and cultures lived together in friendship, peace and harmony. We looked forward to each other's festivals and celebrated them together with equal enthusiasm. Even in 1947 when our country was torn apart, no animosity or violence was experienced in Lucknow.

After marriage, I moved to the Western world where my husband worked for the United Nations, we mixed with international community and shared each other's cultural programs and National Days...more        

 

Friendship is Family of the Heart

Shiraz Noor 

I shall begin my review of Family of the Heart by turning to the book’s ending. Dr. Sohail tells a story which asks us what would happen to humanity if the religious identities that divide us were to suddenly collapse. In this time of crisis, world leaders come together and create a new spirituality that is founded on friendship.

We are experiencing that time of crisis today. In a world that is becoming more and more interconnected, the religious identities that define us are rapidly losing their claims to superiority. We live in an age of trans-cultural knowledge and the global village, where our common humanity is becoming more apparent to us than ever before....more