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Islam Violence

Does The Quran Really Sanction Violence Against 'Unbelievers'?

Kabir Helminski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kabir Helminski

The exhortations to fight "idolaters" and "unbelievers" are specific in nature and are not general injunctions for the murder of all those who refuse to accept Islam as their way of life.

WaPo 'On Faith': Violent 'Muslims' Distort The Tradition

The Washington Post | John Esposito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Religiously motivated violence adds the dimensions of divine authority, religious symbolism, and heavenly reward that enhance recruitment and a willin...

Failed Time Square Bombing: Blame the Muslims?

Frank Fredericks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Frank Fredericks

Whether or not the culprit in the attempted bombing of Times Square was an angry Arab or a wacky white guy, the act is terrorism, no matter where the culprit is from or what he or she believes.