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Entries by David Briggs from 06/2012

Hold the Judgment: Changing Attitudes on LGBT Issues Defy Religious Stereotypes

| Posted 06.09.2012 | Religion

Extremists continue to judge and condemn one another, and the vitriol may ramp up as the issue becomes part of the 2012 election, but new research offers a cautionary note for those who would try to fit members of different religious groups into monolithic boxes.

Is It Time to Reconsider the Term Islamist?

| Posted 06.29.2012 | Religion

The modern use of the term Islamist is a Western creation, but it was adopted by many with the intent of providing a more accurate label for Muslims seeking to integrate their faith into public life.