Tag: Omid Safi

  • Professor Omid Safi, director of Duke University’s Islamic Studies Center, says the Paris terror attacks were a “harbinger” of more to come. He urges faith communities to build relationships of trust and begin a global conversation about religion so they can be ready to begin the healing process when the next attack occurs. More

    November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

  • As protests and rebellion break out across the Arab world, R & E looks back at the insights of scholars and experts on the compatibility of democratic values and Islam. More

    February 3, 2011 | Comments (3)

  • 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 (11)

  • Read comments and analysis by religious leaders, scholars, and others on President Barack Obama's speech to the Muslim world.

    June 4, 2009 | Comments (3)