Rajan Zed




Stories by Rajan Zed
Attempts at monopolizing God can be hazardous

Former Arkansas governor and 2012 presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee found himself in hot water this week after he called Islam … Continued

Tendency to distrust the unknown

With former Utah governor Jon Huntsman and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney both believed to be gearing up for a … Continued

Religion is far beyond politics

Mike Huckabee, the conservative former Arkansas governor, this weekend said that he is concerned about Islam’s role in Egypt’s future. … Continued

Does God keep exclusive agents?

In Texas, a Catholic bishop made two hospitals cease doing tube-tying operations for women who are not going to have … Continued

Take the path of selfless service

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

Selective highlighting of scriptures has gone viral

2011 began with some bleak news for Muslim-Christian relations around the world.Recent attacks against churches in Iraq, Nigeria and Egypt … Continued

Thank you Julia Roberts for keeping us Hindus in the loop

As voted by the Religion Newswriters Association’s members, among the year’s most consequential religion newsmakers were Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, … Continued

Hindu leader receives warm hugs on Christmas

“Keep Christ in Christmas!” is the familiar refrain of Christians who fear the secularization of the holy day celebrating the … Continued

Universal sympathy makes us truly human

A deal President Obama struck with Republican leaders last week will extend tax cuts across the board including, controversially, to … Continued

Avoid the allure of selective highlighting of texts

Despite public and military support for overturning Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the legislation which bans openly gay service members, political, … Continued