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What’s Your Favorite Book on Spirituality? (No Bibles Allowed)

A former president, the First Lady of Kansas, a nun and more offer their favorite spiritual reading.

MLK memorial gets a faithful re-write

Aug. 22, 2011James “Plunky” Branch plays the soprano saxophone in silent tribute at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. Branch … Continued

Hajj: Time for Muslim reflection

REUTERS Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand mosque during the annual hajj or pilgrimage in the … Continued

Exposing the infrastructure of anti-Muslim hate

By Frankie Martin The dismissal of Juan Williams’ from NPR once again exposes the difficulty America is having discussing Islam … Continued

A Message to Millennial Muslims

By Arsalan IftikharLawyer, News Commentator, and Contributor to Needless to say, there is no doubt that September 11, 2001 … Continued

The classroom wall of separation

By David Waters The classroom walls of San Diego’s Westview High are a monument to freedom of speech and religion. … Continued

Iran’s green jihad

By Melody Moezzi author and attorney I like to fancy myself a jihadist. Not in the false, hackneyed and mistranslated … Continued

Muslims in America: A celebration

By Abed Z. Bhuyanteacher “Talent, like love, is only useful in its expenditure.” This quote from Dr. Martin Luther King … Continued

The Radical Left vs. The President

Last week, as President Obama was announcing his pick for surgeon general–a Roman Catholic African-American and MacArthur “genius” award winner … Continued

A Mock Letter To My Students About Gaza

The following is a mock reply to my 11th-grade students who, after being forced by their Global Studies teacher to … Continued

Media’s Complicity in Spreading Terror

The terrorists’ guns and grenades may have been muted in Mumbai, but their most devastating weapon – the media – … Continued

Al-Qaeda’s Ignorant Assault on Obama

Last week, the Deputy Leader of al-Qaeda, Ayman Al-Zawahiri, launched a verbal assault on President-elect Barack Obama. However disgusting, the … Continued

Reverend Wright’s Black Liberation Theology

“We Latin Americans were very interested in Black Liberation theology,” said the Chilean theologian, Martin Garate, “but now we know … Continued

The Qur’an, the Constitution and the Legacy of W.D. Muhammad

Earlier this year, the Zaytuna Institute (American Islam’s only seminary) held an event at the Museum of Science and Industry … Continued

Killing a Dream, Media Style

It has often been said, by the press, that Barack Obama is like a rock star. I saw Barack Obama … Continued

My Memories of the Day, the Man

In responding to the question about my memories on the day Dr. Martin Luther King was killed in Memphis, Tennessee, … Continued

Black Church and Black Liberation Theology: Notes on Listening

Much has been said, replayed, and critiqued about the sermons of Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright of Trinity United Church of … Continued

Leader of the Movement, not the Party

It is tempting to believe that the U.S. political system of two parties is an immutable standard for democracy. It … Continued

Acts More Important than Numbers

I believe it is a move from sickness TO health. The greatest time of measured growth for institutional, denominational-based religion … Continued

Interfaith: The New Campus Movement

When I was in college in the early 1990s, all we talked about was identity. Mostly, actually, we complained about … Continued