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Burning Mosques and Building Mosques

Kelly James Clark | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics
Kelly James Clark

It's time for Christians to regain their heritage, reaffirm their compassion, and fight mightily for freedom and justice for all. That means ceasing opposition to the building of Mosques and condemning attitudes that fuel the flames of Mosque-burnings.

Monster Mosques and Muslim Madness

Nathan Lean | Posted 08.19.2012 | Religion
Nathan Lean

Things like "stealth jihad" and "creeping Sharia" will not come out of these mosques. That's because they do not exist. What does exist is growing Islamophobia and those who are willing to take their animosity to whatever end is necessary in order to discriminate against them.

Mosque Responses Ignorant

The Badger Herald | Posted 06.23.2012 | College
The Badger Herald

There are only two reasons to possibly oppose the construction of the mosque in Waukesha. Neither is a sound reason to oppose the mosque.

Religion in Novels Is Better Than Religion in Politics!

Dave Astor | Posted 05.09.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

Yes, many novels have religious content that dominates a book or at least adds a small thread to its tapestry. Some of these novels take a jaundiced view of religion, while others treat it more kindly.

One American Mosque: Two Crazy Acts

Dr. Faheem Younus | Posted 04.16.2012 | Religion
Dr. Faheem Younus

There is a bright line distinction, though, between both crazy acts: one is driven by knowledge and love, while the other by ignorance at best, and hatred at worse.

A Resident Reports on Northern Nigeria

Margee Ensign | Posted 03.13.2012 | World
Margee Ensign

From the air the city looks like any other on a Sunday afternoon-many children were out playing soccer and thousands of motorcycles could be seen movi...

WATCH: Magical, Gorgeous Projections Light Up Mosque

Posted 12.26.2011 | Arts

In honor of the 40th Anniversary of the United Arab Emirates National Day, a San Francisco creative agency called Obscura Digital created an insanely...

Memorable Mosques

Atlas Obscura | Posted 01.30.2012 | Travel
Atlas Obscura

These magnificent structures praise God with their architectural elation: soaring towers, onion domes and brilliant coloring.

Sweden's Ice Hotel To Sculpt 'Ice Mosque' Near Arctic Circle

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 12.19.2011 | Travel

Every year the Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden sculpts a church out of pure ice and snow from the Torne River. But now an 'ice mosque' is the latest...

Scuffles Break At EDL Protest

PA | Posted 11.03.2011 | Home

PRESS ASSOCIATION - Far-right demonstrators clashed with police as they protested in east London. Scuffles broke out and bottles and firecrackers w...

Sectarian Clash In Egypt Leads To Multiple Deaths

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2011 | World

May 7, 2011 11:15:15 PM CAIRO, May 7 (Reuters) - At least five people were killed in a sectarian clash in Egypt on Saturday over a Christian woman ...

Koran-Burning Preacher Briefly Jailed

Reuters | Bernie Woodall | Posted 06.22.2011 | Religion

April 23, 2011 2:01:48 AM By Bernie Woodall DEARBORN, Mich. (Reuters) - A militant Christian preacher was jailed briefly Friday after a Michigan...

Activists in the Doc Lab

Lee Schneider | Posted 06.04.2011 | Impact
Lee Schneider

If you are an activist, now is the time to make a film to let more people know about your cause, and if you're a filmmaker, especially a documentary filmmaker, now is the time to become an activist.

After Protracted Debate, Suburban Mosque Gets Green Light

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An old house sits near 91st Street in unincorporated DuPage County, just west of Highway 83 and about twenty miles southwest of downtown Chicago. A...

Mosque Approval In Southern California: Bellwether For The Rest Of The Country?

Mary Slosson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mary Slosson

The Anti-Muslim fever in this suburban Southern California community has finally broken. Late last month, the City Council definitively ruled in favor of a proposed mosque.

Richard Land Dishonors The Baptist Tradition By Not Standing Up For Religious Minorities

Robert Marus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Robert Marus

If you live near a cemetery, that whirring sound you've been hearing all week probably owes to my Baptist forebears spinning in their graves.

Astoria Characters: The Two-Time Immigrant

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Garo Apanian opens his candy-apple-red laptop. "Let me show you the apartment where I was born," he says. "It's a beautiful building." The image that appears is of Beirut.

Park51 Applies for $5M in 9/11 Recovery Money

dnainfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

LOWER MANHATTAN -- The developers of the Park51 Islamic center are seeking federal post-9/11 recovery money to get their project off the ground. Park...

What Obama Missed in Indonesia

Angilee Shah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Angilee Shah

In Indonesia, people of all faiths have the right to worship, but in practice they struggle with their feelings about minority religions and might even protest the existence of a house of worship.

Rhodes Beckons Sun/Sea Lovers, History Buffs, Nature Fans

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

*SEE PHOTOS BELOW* It's hard not to enjoy a trip to Rhodes with its plentiful sun, historical sites, diverse cultural offerings, natural beauty, fun ...

Why Help Build a Mosque I Have Core Differences With?

Rev. Chuck Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Freeman

Normally I wouldn't be in favor of helping another religious group build a house of worship, especially one that I have such core differences with. But the Muslim religion is under siege in America.

Permit Denied For Mosque In West Rogers Park

CBS 2 Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It is an empty restaurant in the West Rogers Park neighborhood. Some wanted to turn into a mosque. Business leaders and the city apparently don't agre...

To Bill O'Reilly and Those of a Similar Mind

Andy Schupak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andy Schupak

It seems wrong that, in a society that supposedly prides itself on being open, democratic and accepting of many different cultural groups, so many people are blatantly associating Muslims with terrorism.

What Sharia Law in Democracies Tells Us About Islam

Josh Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Josh Goodman

Sharia has long been part of the law of the land in both Israel and India, two of America's greatest allies.

As Commonwealth Games Approach: Travelers' Odds Are Still Good

Molly Hunter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Molly Hunter

Avoiding political protests and religious sites on holidays are easy ways to dodge the threat of terrorism, but how can travelers ensure their safety without compromising their adventures?