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Religion for Breakfast: A Vlog Interview
Scholar, writer, blogger, musician
I was recently interviewed by religious studies PhD student Andrew Henry for his unique vlog, "Religion for Breakfast." We talked about applying social simulation to the study of religion.
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15 Religious Moments In 2015 That Give Us Hope For The New Year
May 2016 continue to inspire dialogue and solidarity.
War on Christianity?
Executive Director, American Humanist Association
There is no American war on Christianity and masquerading the fight for religious imposition as a fight to protect Christians from this fabricated war is offensive to those truly suffering prejudice and persecution.
What Muslims and Jews Have in Common
Rabbi Marc Schneier
Imam Shamsi Ali
When Jews and Muslims in countries around the world embrace our commonalities, and resolve to come together, it accrues to the benefit of both faith communities.
Study Reveals Issue That Many Muslims Are Worried About
5 Reasons To Not Give Up On The Middle East
Author, 'Speaking of Jesus: The Art of Not-Evangelism'
Democracy, freedom, human rights, all take time. Look at America. We need to be patient with this budding democratic movement called the Arab Spring.
God, The Battlefield
Let's say that either we Christians or we Americans could get to the bottom of who "they" are and are able to figure out the true enemy or enemies, who exactly do "they" think they are fighting?
Why We Need To Start Teaching About Religions In School
Teaching about religions is not advocating for them any more than teaching about war advocates for war. And as for the objection that it would violate the separation between church and state, that's not true.
Gender Discrimination: Religious vs. Secular
Civil rights activist and writer; Senior Vice President and Ch...
Is there a stronger element of coercion when gender roles are imposed in a completely secular context versus the confines of ritual practice?
Our Glorious Diversity: Why We Should Celebrate Difference
Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town
How could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns?
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How Religious People Must Help Prevent Political Violence
Storyteller, writer, and film critic; founding director, Wild ...
If I am to be any use in this world as a peacemaker, I need to work on my own inner violence at the same time as trying to listen to and communicate with those who see me as a threat.
Religious War On A Global Scale? An Interview With Mark Juergensmeyer
Why Religion Does Not Equal War
Matt J. Rossano
Professor of Psychology, Southeastern Louisiana University
Religion's record on war may not be anywhere near as bad as is popularly believed, and therefore its potential for peace may be far greater than what many have imagined.
Oy Jerusalem, Oh My God!
For those of you who are news junkies, then you, like me and many others, are saddened when you hear the word Jerusalem, the city of negative spiritually, religious tension, and embarrassing political news.
Malaysia King Warns Of Crackdown On Religious Hate
Malaysia's king urged authorities Monday to take stern action against religious hatemongers amid government efforts to rebuild trust following a dispute over the use of the word "Allah" by non-Muslims.
Struggling For The Soul Of Religion: Why The Parliament Of The World's Religions Matters
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush
Former Executive Editor Of Global Spirituality and Religion, T...
The underlying assumption of the Parliament is that religion can be a positive force for moral suasion of individuals and society by providing a vision of a better world and promoting necessary values.
Open Trade Within Closed Civil Society?
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din
Storyteller, Fulbright Fellow, Artist and Activist. *Views are...
A trade route may alleviate concerns for now; but it will take more than a reopened trade route to erase decades of continued manipulation by India and Pakistan over Kashmiri civil society.
Stop the Politics of Division
Former Indian Minister of State for External Affairs; Chairman...
The important debate is not about conversions, but between the unifiers and the dividers -- between those who think all Indians are "us," and those who think that Indians can be divided into "us" and "them."
Where Is My Brother, My Keeper?
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach
Rabbi Shmuley, "America's Rabbi," is the international best-se...
The sight of Gazans rejoicing at the cold-blooded murder of eight yeshiva students who had not hurt anyone was particularly jolting for me.
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