Tag: extremism

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    Join our discussion of the most anticipated religion and ethics news stories in the year ahead. More

    December 30, 2010 | Comments

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    Look back at excerpts from our conversations with reporters over the past 10 years about religion and its changing role in our world.
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    December 22, 2010 | Comments

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    “In a lot of places where there had been conflict in the name of religion there is now peace in the name of religion, and that’s a hopeful sign.” More

    October 15, 2010 | Comments

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    “We want to prove to America that we are not terrorist suspects,” says Imam Mahdi Bray. US Islamic groups have launched several projects to fight extremism within their own communities, particularly among young people. More

    September 10, 2010 | Comments

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    In addition to confronting tough political issues in the Middle East, US agencies and departments across the government are targeting violent extremism, human rights, and civil rights at home and abroad, says the Obama administration’s special envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference. More

    June 4, 2010 | Comments

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    “We as Muslims have done a lot in terms of the message against extremism. Our problem is that we have not been able to develop an effective way to get the message out,” says Salam Al-Marayati, executive director of the Muslim Public Affairs Council. More

    January 8, 2010 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s February 1, 2006 interview with Canon Andrew White, president and CEO of theĀ Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East. More

    February 3, 2006 | Comments

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    As war against Iraq looms, we ask Seyyed Hossein Nasr, University Professor of Islamic Studies at George Washington University, what the reaction to war might be among the rest of the world’s 1.2 billion Muslims. More

    February 7, 2003 | Comments

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    In the wake of 9/11, American Muslims say they have experienced increased discrimination and suspicion — and violations of their civil liberties. “We are misunderstood, and therefore, the challenge has been how we can reintroduce ourselves in a language that is familiar with our fellow American neighbors,” says Imam Yahya Hendi of Georgetown University. More

    September 13, 2002 | Comments

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    The latest violence in the Middle East highlights the role of religion as fuel for conflict. We talk about the religious dimension of the Israeli-Palestinian hostility with professor Marius Deeb, a Christian of Lebanese descent, and with Rabbi Arthur Herzberg, a writer and professor at New York University. More

    October 13, 2000 | Comments

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