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."
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.
We have a story today about transformation in the Islamic Middle East -- moderate Muslims challenging the fundamentalists. The contest is being played out on satellite TV channels where young Muslim televangelists are preaching a combination of piety and modern life.
We have a story today about two young men who grew up together best friends — one white, one black — and then took different religious paths. One became an Orthodox Jewish rabbi, the other a Muslim. Today they argue, of course, but as Betty Rollin reports, they’ve found their theological differences don’t matter nearly as much as friendship and laughter. More
In Chicago, a dynamic young Muslim is working to help solve a problem many religious believers have — how to relate to people of another faith tradition. Eboo Patel is an Indian-American, a Muslim, a sociologist, and the founder and leader of the Interfaith Youth Core, active now on some 50 American campuses. More