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Men as Gods

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 09.09.2013 | Religion
Arthur Rosenfeld

Because the human brain is wired for story, both Eastern and Western cultures are rife with examples of legendary characters enlivening and embodying the core teachings of a given sect, philosophy, or faith.

Al Qaeda Leader Calls For More Anti-Islam Film Protests

Reuters | Posted 12.13.2012 | World

CAIRO, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri said a film made in the United States mocking the Prophet Mohammad showed Washington was...

Columbus Day and the Arab Spring

Nancy Rubin Stuart | Posted 12.05.2012 | World
Nancy Rubin Stuart

Five hundred and twenty years ago this weekend, Christopher Columbus crossed the Atlantic and discovered -- or, more accurately, "rediscovered" -- Nor...

'The Onion's' Most Controversial Image Yet?

Posted 09.14.2012 | Comedy

Satirical news site "The Onion" is stoking some already raging flames with one of its latest headlines. "No One Murdered Because Of This Image," c...

The Islamic Notion of Mercy

William C. Chittick, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
William C. Chittick, Ph.D.

One of the biggest misunderstandings shown by Christian theologians is the notion that Islam has little or nothing to say about love.

Britain's New Most Popular Baby Name SURPRISE

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Britain's most popular baby names have been released, and Jack, the reigning champ for 14 years, has been replaced this year by Mohammed, reports the ...

FLORIDA THEOLOGY

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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The Islamic Center and the Character of Our Nation

Bekeh Utietiang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bekeh Utietiang

The debate over the Islamic center close to ground zero and of the mosques around the country should be taken seriously because the character of our nation is in question. Are we going to be true to our principles as a nation?

Facebook Censors 'Everybody Draw Mohammad Day' Page, Pakistan Lifts Ban

AP | BABAR DOGAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

LAHORE, Pakistan — Pakistan lifted a ban on Facebook on Monday after officials from the social networking site apologized for a page deemed offe...

What Underlies Reactions When Islam Is Insulted?

Terry Kelhawk | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Terry Kelhawk

In the West, we believe that when someone moves a disagreement from the issue to a personal attack, it is because their case is weak. But can we make that assumption with other cultures?

Pakistan Blocks YouTube, Facebook: Muslim Nation Cracks Down On 'Sacrilegious' Content

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan blocked YouTube and many other Internet sites Thursday in a widening crackdown on online content deemed offensive to Islam,...

The Propaganda of 'Holy Warriors'

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Firas Al-Atraqchi

Propaganda of modern-day myths depicting angels fighting alongside "holy warriors" is being used to indoctrinate a minority of young disenfranchised Muslims with flights of fantasy and the glories of jihad.

JihadJane, Colleen LaRose, Recruited Terrorists And Plotted Murder, Prosecutors Say

AP | By MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PHILADELPHIA (AP)-- A suburban Philadelphia woman "desperate to do something" to help suffering Muslims has been charged with using the Internet to re...

Avatar: An Anti-War Film Challenges Us to "Be All That You Can Be"

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Dilenschneider

An avatar is a being of matchless integrity, and every culture has examples like Abraham, Moses, Miriam, Zoroaster, Rama, Krishna, Buddha, Jesus, Mary, Mohammed, Fatimah, Chief Joseph, Nan'yehi.

Man With Axe Attempts Attack On Mohammed Cartoonist Kurt Westergaard

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COPENHAGEN — Police foiled an attempt to kill an artist who drew a cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad that sparked outrage in the Muslim wor...

Friday Talking Points [80] -- Parsing Obama's Cairo Speech

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Weigant

This is an interesting and refreshing subtext in Obama's entire speech -- he says things are "facts" and not opinions. Considering the lunacy that passes for "political debate" on American television screens -- where there are always two points of view, and every "fact" is subject to spin from one side or another -- it is a breath of fresh air.