has become one of our foremost authors and enjoys a rising
popularity amongst Canadian readers of all backgrounds. His
most recent work, "From Islam to Secular Humanism," has been
quickly accepted as a book of compassion and understanding by
all readers. The media has been especially attentive when this
work emerged in the North American market this summer.
he prefers to be called, is published as a poet, "Pages of My
Heart"; short story writer, "Mother Earth is Sad ",
philosopher, "Growing Alone-Growing Together", "The Holy
Prison", and has also been published in
"Global Safari", a Canadian Anthology of world fiction and
"Seven Angels", an American Anthology of spiritual poetry. He
is a documentary film producer,(Darvesh Productions) lecturer
and has appeared many times on
broadcast media and in newspapers.
a successful practice as a psychotherapist (Creative
Psychotherapy Clinic in Whitby,Ontario, Canada). He has a
one-year waiting list of new clients.. "One's own experiences
the ultimate teacher."
This significant statement by a great world leader opens Dr.
Sohail's sensitively written book. Its the cornerstone of
Sohail's belief. It can be heard in all its variations in the
many cultures of the world.
The author, born into an insular Muslim society, was taught
only the Quran and accepted it dutifully until the day when
his questions began in medical school. This first step, on a
long journey of learning that continues to this day, brought
him tithe acceptance of secular humanism.
Muslims, Christians, Jews, Hindus, Buddhists and the rest of
the world's formal religions live side by side with millions
who opted out of their religious birthright. These "brothers
and sisters," once adherents to concepts which
required they submit themselves and their families to the
strictures of only one" rightness", no longer live within that
His desire is that men and women of all confessions would read
his book with an open mind, loosening the fetters of
acceptance to decide for themselves if there is journey
beckoning to be taken. If the world is to fulfill its
promise of becoming a place of love and respect for everyone,
it is through the introspection flowing through his book that
individuals will be helped to practice such understanding and
Sohail has traveled the world in his search for greater truth,
bringing fresh insights into his philosophy and in his care
for the people who come to him for assistance.
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From Christianity to Humanism
Crystal Crimi, Staff Writer Sep. 21, 2001
The Medical Post, By Gabrielle Bauer, January 22, 2002
Michael Coren, live September , 2001
Beliefs And Behavaviors
Theocratic and Secular Humanistic States
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