Reconciling democracy and shari’a is certainly do-able, but the results may not enthrall the West.
November 14, 2013 • 8:16 PM • Share
A professor of the politics and culture of the Middle East argues that the current violent furor linked to a blasphemous YouTube clip offers a unique chance to deliver a telling message about freedom of speech.
September 18, 2012 • 1:03 PM • Share
The Claremont School of Theology, founded 126 years ago to create Methodist ministers, has plans to train rabbis and imams alongside its Christian preachers. The alliance, Claremont administrators say, will create the nation’s first Islamic seminary, awarding the country’s first graduate degrees in Muslim leadership. But the idea has agitated people inside and outside the institution.
June 22, 2012 • 4:00 AM • Share
In the documentary film “Welcome to Shelbyville,” a small Tennessee town deals with an influx of residents from Somalia.
May 22, 2011 • 4:00 AM • Share
Issues swirling around Europe’s non-assimilation of its Muslim population recall its anti-Semitic past, according to scholar Reza Aslan.
December 12, 2010 • 5:00 AM • Share
Hammering on how a candidate seems different from a voter opens the door for smears to adhere.
August 24, 2010 • 12:14 PM • Share
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