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Community Video Blogs: David Amaneddine, Intro

New Community Video Blogs only on Druze Times Business Group features David Amaneddine, Leadership & Holistic Business Coach from Sydney Australia. David discusses business leadership from a faith and spirituality perspective and a range of related topics over a number of episodes.

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Druze Who Act Justly to One Another

In the book, The Druzes, by Nejla M. Abu-Izzeddin, Nejla writes, “faith and good works are inseparable, born of the light cast in the believers’ hearts.” Included after is the following passage from a scriptural manuscript titled Al-Shari’a al-Ruhaniyya (the Spiritual Law), discovered in the middle of the twentieth century. …

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Vegetarian Living: Healthy & Good for Religion

Kamal Jumblatt, Pythagoras of Samos, Albert Einstein; these individuals each impacted society in different ways, but they all had one thing in common…their dinners! Many famous historical figures and celebrities have adopted plant-based diets, with millions worldwide following suit. If it’s breakfast sausage, chicken dinners, or even a classic Arab …

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The Power of Fasting for the Faithful

A sign of God’s infinite mercy toward mankind is in the commandments and duties to which we can commit. God’s commands are for our own good. It’s not to feel His power on us; He asked us to pray. It’s not that He derives pleasure from making us suffer; He …

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Renouncing Idolatry, A Principle of The Druze Faith

The third tenet in Tawhid is translated by the late Sami Makarem as “Renouncing all Beliefs Leading to the Negation of the Oneness of God”. While this tenet extends across other doctrines, our faith embraces unity and refutes idolatry.  Wiaam El Khatib: Our monotheistic beliefs were notably alluded to during …

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Getting Married Within The Druze Faith

A successful marriage takes hard work and dedication. It is built on factors such as communication, love, support and understanding. As a marital relationship grows over time, common goals like children, finances, careers and faith become more important. Significant differences in these goals over time could strengthen the bond of …

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Reincarnation in the Druze Faith

The soul was created in the beginning from a spark of God’s will and its existence is eternal– based on my understanding of the Druze faith. Our body is a vessel for our soul, and our souls cannot exist without our bodies. In order to experience God’s creation and transcend …

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Safeguarding: a Principle of the Druze Faith

We continue our discussion on the Principles of the Druze Faith. In this article, we explain in greater detail the second principle: Safeguarding of Brothers and Sisters, or “Hifz al-Ikhwan”. Almost all religious groups adopted a similar principle at one time or another, and it becomes even more crucial to …

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Truthfulness, a Principle of the Druze Faith

The first and most important principle of the Druze Faith is Truthfulness (“Sidq”, صدق). Honesty or truthfulness is given serious consideration in most religions. Honesty is such a revealing character trait, it is said: whoever can be trusted with a little can be trusted with much. Sidq… Dr. Ramy Fayad: …

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