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Political Islam on the defensive across the Middle East

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Reza Aslan meets ‘experts’ on God

‘Zealot’ author Reza Aslan on MSNBC Nobody has ever mistaken me for a Muslim, but I now feel an affinity … Continued

‘How can a Muslim write about Jesus?’ The controversy over Reza Aslan’s ‘Zealot’

“You’re a Muslim, so why did you write a book about the founder of Christianity?” is the beginning question in … Continued

How Muslims can stop the next terror attack

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Singing on “Idol,” and facing the wrath of religious traditionalists

The biggest worry for most “American Idol” contestants is whether the judges will let them continue to the next round. … Continued

Michelangelo, religious tolerance and the 500th anniversary of the Sistine Chapel ceiling

Pope Benedict XVI celebrates baptisms in the Sistine Chapel on Jan. 9, 2011 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by L’Osservatore … Continued

Shiite Muslims quietly establish a foothold in U.S.

QUINCY, Mass. — Sayed Mohammad Jawad Al-Qazwini was 12 years old when his family fled Iran and settled in Los … 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

Mary Magdalene to Rush Limbaugh: Your apology is too little, too late

Rush Limbaugh, conservative radio talk show host, attempted to silence women’s voices in the public square through sexual shaming. The … Continued

‘Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus’ goes viral

Image via YouTube The night Jefferson Bethke, 22, posted his “Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus” video on YouTube, … Continued