Tag: Islam

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    A new book chronicles the people and places across Africa and Asia where Islam and Christianity meet and often clash. More

    October 15, 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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    University of Notre Dame history professor Scott Appleby assesses the present moment and analyzes the anxiety, fear, and conflict currently in evidence on the American religious scene. More

    September 10, 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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    Washington, DC religious leaders spoke against rising anti-Muslim rhetoric at an August 30 press conference, and some of them also shared their thoughts about the recent rally on the National Mall organized by conservative commentator Glenn Beck. More

    September 1, 2010 | Comments

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    A Christian leader in Indonesia says a Florida church’s plans to burn Qurans on 9/11 could endanger Christian minorities in predominantly Muslim countries. More

    August 31, 2010 | Comments

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    Kim Lawton looks at how the US works out the sometimes complicated relationship between freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion. More

    August 23, 2010 | Comments

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    “Isn’t Obama’s Christianity a private matter? Isn’t it peripheral to the real issues at hand? Not right now. The culture is desperate for adult guidance when it comes to religion.” More

    August 23, 2010 | Comments

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    The controversy over building an Islamic center in Lower Manhattan, says this professor of religious studies, “is about what kind of a society we wish to be and to become.” More

    August 20, 2010 | Comments

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    Watch religious leaders speaking this week about Muslim, Christian, Jewish, and American ideals and values and the New York City Islamic center controversy. More

    August 18, 2010 | Comments

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