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‘Apartheid’ in Pakistan

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Religion must fix what it breaks

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Is a society required to grant its artists the right to offend?

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Getting Linker’s “Religious Test” wrong

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Is Sharia law reconcilable with modernity?

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A prince, not a theologian

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Free Speech and Moral Accountability

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