“I don’t think any of us are under any illusions that we’re going to solve the peace problem, but we also realize that you can’t have peace without religious leaders,” says former US ambassador Tony Hall.
What is the history of shariah financing, how does it compare to other traditions’ attitudes toward finance, and how does it work in the modern world? Watch more of Lucky Severson’s interview with international business professor Ibrahim Warde of the Tufts Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. More
President Barack Obama is in Turkey, where he is reaching out to a majority Muslim country and talking about bridging the East-West divide.
After a week in Cameroon and Angola the pope said he was moved by Africa's "powerful sense of the sacred."
In prayers, worship, balls, and other inaugural events the nation's religious diversity was highlighted.
Ingrid Mattson, president of the Islamic Society of North America, says many US Muslims are optimistic that President Barack Obama’s administration will lead to a new climate of religious openness.
Read commentary and analysis by religious leaders, ethicists, and others on war in the Gaza Strip.