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Back to school, putting a face to another’s faith

(istockphoto) No quick fix diplomatic or military will dissolve the centuries of distrust and rivalry that fuel the sectarian conflict … Continued

Freedom languishes for Baha’is in Iran

Nagan is a professor of law and the founding director of the Institute for Human Rights and Peace Development at … Continued

My uncle’s assassination in Karachi

EPA Shi’ite Muslims react at the site of a suicide bomb attack targeting a Shi’ite Muslim mourning procession in Rawalpindi, … Continued

Commemorating International Religious Freedom Day

Across the globe, religion and belief continue to matter deeply in the lives of people and their cultures. From worship … 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

An Ashura for all Muslims

When the Prophet Muhammad and his people moved to Madinah, they found the Jewish tribes there fasted in remembrance of … Continued

An Ashura for all Muslims

When the Prophet Muhammad and his people moved to Madinah, they found the Jewish tribes there fasted in remembrance of … Continued

Ashura: (Photos) Suffering and the martyr Husayn

Afghan Shi’ite Muslim men flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession in Kabul December 13, 2010. On a night a little … Continued

Remember religion’s role in Iraq

By The Rev’d Canon Dr. Andrew P B White The withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq is a significant … Continued

Many Muslims, many Islams in America

The season of Muslim conferences is in full swing. May saw the 37th Annual Convention of the Islamic Circle of … Continued

U.S. foreign policy has “got religion’ — accidentally

Q: The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is recommending that the U.S. government develop a strategy to make religion ‘integral’ … Continued

Swiss-made mess

Q: What’s your reaction to Sunday’s decision by voters in Switzerland to ban construction of minarets, the slender towers from … Continued

The Fist and the Open Hand

Osama bin Laden was taught to approach people who are different from him with a clenched fist. Dr. Martin Luther … Continued

Holy Warriors in National Armies

Thanks to the peculiar combination of Samuel Huntington’s clash of civilizations theory and Al-Qaeda’s televisual terrorism, we’ve grown accustomed to … Continued

Glossary

A glossary of terms for “Muslims Speak Out:” “What Everyone Needs to Know About Islam” (New York: Oxford University Press, … Continued

Questions, Answers on Islam

Why do we need to know about Islam? • Islam is the second largest religion in the world, after Christianity, … Continued