Religious Conflict

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What Muslims want in a new pope

Together, Islam and Catholicism represent about 40 percent of the world’s population, so the estimated 1.6 billion Muslims in the … Continued

Omnipotence needs no defense and other obvious theological truths

GIANLUIGI GUERCIA AFP/GETTY IMAGES Egyptian protesters demonstrate outside of the presidential palace in Cairo on Dec. 4, 2012, against President … Continued

Hopeful for

Getty Images Ccombination of file pictures shows Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaking during the American Legion 94th National Convention … Continued

Faith, not spinning heads, takes center stage in ‘Exorcist’ play

LOS ANGELES — Mention the word “exorcism” to most people, and you get descriptions of levitating bodies, spinning heads, oozing … Continued

Religion and politics in Syria

Many politicians and journalists are fearful of the future which can be facing the religious minorities in Syria following the … Continued

A Christian response to violence: radical love

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

Engagement or provocation? Going too far in faith critiques

Our times are characterized by an increasing religious diversity that manifests itself in religious conflict, even violence, as well as … Continued

Religion must fix what it breaks

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

Catholics’ disregard of teaching does not make it untrue

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

Is Hollywood getting religion?

By Katherine Boyle Go anywhere in small-town America and you’re bound to hear pastors, preachers, and priests bemoaning Hollywood’s influence … 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

Pre-marital counseling is a must for interfaith marriages

Chelsea Clinton, raised Methodist, and Marc Mezvinsky, Jewish, will wed this weekend. Statistics show that 37 percent of Americans have … Continued

Inheriting religious prejudice

Today’s guest blogger is Claire Curran. She is an IFYC summer intern and a sophomore religion major at Gustavus Adolphus … Continued

God is not One, and neither are the religions

Q: Are all religions the same? The Dalai Lama, who just celebrated his 75th birthday, often refers to the ‘oneness’ … Continued

Let there be peace in our individual identities

Q: Are all religions the same? The Dalai Lama, who just celebrated his 75th birthday, often refers to the ‘oneness’ … Continued

‘Draw Muhammad’ day lessons

Today’s guest blogger is Dan Pawlus, Vice President of Communications for Interfaith Youth Core and co-host of “30 Good Minutes” … Continued

The Dalai Lama on interfaith cooperation

On Sunday, I was privileged to share the stage with His Holiness the Dalai Lama at St. John the Divine … Continued

Evangelicals for pluralism

Time Magazine recently did a piece on evangelicals bridging the racial divide. It describes the work that Willow Creek founder … Continued

Violence in God’s Name

Some New York-area rabbis are planning to bring weapons to High Holy Day services this month to guard against terrorist … Continued

Apostasy and Religious Pluralism

On Saturday, Aug. 1, after several days of rioting and violence over allegations that Christians had desecrated the Quran, an … Continued