Tag: Arab Spring

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    “I think Egyptians just rose up and said we don’t like the direction Egypt is going in. It’s not because we don’t love Muslims – most of us are Muslims – but we don’t like the idea of an Islamist Egypt,” says Kate Seelye, senior vice president of the non-partisan Middle East Institute. More

    July 12, 2013 | Comments

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    “True dialogue is being confident in your own faith, but with a willingness to open it up so other people can test it, so we understand one another.” More

    November 12, 2012 | Comments

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    Watch more of our interview with Tony Blair, who says faith can provide strength and spiritual consolation, but “it can’t tell you the right answer. You’ve got to work that out, in a sense, on your own. It can’t determine your policy, because life’s not like that, I’m afraid.” More

    August 24, 2012 | Comments

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    “It is the responsibility of the international community, of the global civil society, to come and take care and assist the transformation of Syria, in collaboration with the Syrian civil society,” says the exiled leader of the Deir Mar Musa monastery near Damascus. More

    July 31, 2012 | Comments

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    We discuss the major religion and ethics stories of the past year in the U.S. and abroad with Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne, Religion News Service editor Kevin Eckstrom and Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton. More

    December 23, 2011 | Comments

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    “If Libya is not clearly distinguished by extraordinary violence, then the president’s claim that protecting civilians is the primary purpose of intervening in Libya is very weak indeed.” More

    March 29, 2011 | Comments

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    Emory University philosophy professor Nicholas Fotion weighs the arguments for and against intervention in Libya. More

    March 29, 2011 | Comments

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    No one should think that intervention in Libya will be easy or simple, writes religious studies professor Charles Mathewes. “Obama’s message to the nation was a reminder that he surely doesn’t.”
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    March 29, 2011 | Comments

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    As Mideast turmoil spreads, a professor of international affairs says we are witnessing changing interpretations of religion and “a struggle over which interpretations have authority over whom.” More

    February 23, 2011 | Comments