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Occupy Wall Street protesters: Human rights begin at home

AFP/GETTY IMAGES People gather in Washington Square Park in New York on Sept. 15, 2012 during an Occupy Wall Street … Continued

At Occupy Wall Street, God is in the air

HENNY RAY ABRAMS AP A coalition of clergy carried a “False Idol” to the Occupy Wall Street encampment in Zuccotti … Continued

Rick Warren to hold 9/11 service

Pastor Rick Warren, founder of Saddleback Church in California, is organizing memorial services in New York for the tenth anniversary … Continued

Recognize religion’s healing role

Mayor Michael Bloomberg should take a lesson from President Obama when it comes to memorializing the tenth anniversary of the … Continued

Celebration and sobriety are both appropriate

Osama Bin Laden’s death continues to evoke celebration, both privately and publicly around the country. Crowds are still gathering in … Continued

The God Vote: Imam Feisal Rauf

By Sam Dinger WATCH: “The core principles of Sharia are analogous to the core principles of the Constitution,” says the … Continued

MOOZ-lum, the movie

Spoiler Alert!!! The following article presents specific story details about the film, MOOZ-lum. By Usame Tunagur, contributor to AltMuslimah.com Stereotypical … Continued

White House re-nominates religious freedom ambassador

By Michelle Boorstein Just as the subject of religious freedom is exploding in Egypt, the Obama Administration may finally be … Continued

Collective guilt? It’s not just for Muslims, Sarah

Now we’re getting somewhere. The real issues in religion and politics are getting clearer. Here’s an important one: either there … Continued

Inspiration: flipping the religion news stories of 2010

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

Tax dollars to build Park 51?

Developers of the so-called “Ground Zero Mosque“, also known as “Park 51″, are seeking federal funds designated for the redevelopment … Continued

Obama right on Indonesia, wrong on “Muslim world”

President Obama’s charge to Indonesia last night was to rise above platitudes. It was to be billed as the second … Continued

Should we fear Islam?

By Congressman Keith Ellison At a time when our nation is seeing a rise in intolerant behavior, crossing every cultural … Continued

A mosque, a temple and a court verdict in India

An emotional battle over a drive to build a mosque on disputed ground–tense with fear of violence– has transfixed a … Continued

Obama the Christian: the “religious test” for high office

By Gustav Niebuhr Wasn’t it only a month ago that the Pew Research Center announced its finding that nearly one … Continued

Witnessing the first interfaith event at Park51

By Alex Kronemer Though the September 11th Qur’an burning was called off, the anti-Muslim protests at the Park 51 Community … Continued

Faith-based fear in debates about Islam

By Becky Garrison Close to nine years after the attacks on September 11th, a gaping hole in Lower Manhattan where … Continued

Intolerance and Islam since 9/11

Martin Luther King Jr. once said that time is neutral – it can be used either destructively or constructively. The … Continued

Can I get an amen? What to preach about 9/11 this year

Some Christian pastors have emailed me that they are worried about what to preach this year on the Sunday that … Continued

What makes ground so “sacred” that it provides soil for profane behavior?

In the past few weeks, we have heard both the defenders and opponents of the plan to build a Muslim … Continued