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MyJihad: Just a Spiritual Journey?

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion
Amitai Etzioni

Those who seek for us to better understand Islam would do better if they acknowledged that jihad is open to both kinds of interpretations -- both those that legitimize violence and those that abhor it.

Aaron Sankin

LOOK: Art Group Vandalizes Controversial Muni Ads

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.27.2013 | San Francisco

Every time it looks like the saga of the anti-Islamic ads on the sides of San Francisco's public buses seems just about over, one side or the other up...

Aaron Sankin

SHOCK: Anti-Gay, Anti-Muslim Ads Coming To Muni

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.21.2013 | San Francisco

Over the past year in San Francisco, the war over the popular conception of Islam has been continuously fought on the unlikeliest of battlefields--the...

What's Yours?

Common Ground News Service | Posted 04.04.2013 | Religion
Common Ground News Service

Jihad, the Arabic term, often mistranslated as "holy war" or narrowly defined as religiously justified warfare, is at its root actually a synonym for "struggle" or "striving."

Chelsea Kiene

PHOTOS: Controversial Ad Campaign Makes Its D.C. Debut

HuffingtonPost.com | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 01.30.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON –- Ready to see more ads about jihad during your morning commute? Just months after controversial anti-Muslim ads went on display, the...

Ads Aim To Reclaim The Meaning Of 'Jihad'

USA Today/Religion News Service | Doug Stanglin | Posted 01.08.2013 | Religion

By Doug Stanglin USA Today/Religion News Service (RNS) An ad campaign on San Francisco buses is aimed at trying to change public perception of the...

Aaron Sankin

Why Are SF Buses Advertising Jihad?

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.04.2013 | San Francisco

For the second time in recent months, billboards on side of San Francisco's fleet of buses have become the front lines in a fight over the place of Is...

PHOTOS: 'My Jihad' Bus Ads Debut In Chicago

Posted 12.14.2012 | Chicago

A new ad campaign debuted this week in Chicago that's sure to turn some heads. On Monday, 25 CTA buses began sporting ads from "My Jihad," a new ed...