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Imam Jihad Turk

Entries by Imam Jihad Turk

The Pope's New Clothes

(2) Comments | Posted March 18, 2013 | 12:20 PM

As Jorge Bergoglio begins his new life as Pope Francis, we join in celebration with the Roman Catholic Church in the election of the first Latin American, first Jesuit pontiff. With the selection of the name Francis (in reference to St. Francis of Assisi) it appears Bergoglio seeks...

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A Sacred Duty: Ending the Injustice of Gun Violence

(50) Comments | Posted August 1, 2012 | 10:37 AM

In a thoughtful Los Angeles Times op-ed published earlier this month, Michael Kinsley asked readers to consider which of the injustices we accept today will seem utterly and unthinkably outrageous to people living 20 years from now.

We are convinced that today's too-easy access to lethal weapons...

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Claremont Lincoln University: Learning at the World's First Interfaith College

(26) Comments | Posted September 7, 2011 | 12:46 PM

A rabbi, a minister, and an imam meet together for a year and something amazing happens...

In June of 2010, the three of us, Rev. Jerry Campbell, Imam Jihad Turk and Rabbi Mel Gottlieb, announced an agreement for our respective institutions to co-create the world's first inter-religious university --...

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