Added on 18/12/2012
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‘DANIEL M. VARISCO: It’s a shtick that gets trotted out in editorial conferences at this time of year and occasionally editors buy it. ‘So who’s the real Jesus?’
Added on 14/09/2012
Shelina Zahra Janmohamed
Christianity , God , India , Islam , Jerusalem , Jesus , Journalist , Kenya , London , Pakistan , President , Tanzania , United Kingdom , United States , Yemen
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMED: I’ve written before about ‘The Mary Initiative’ but it continues to have a powerful effect when people of different faith engage.
Added on 28/07/2012
Christianity , Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice , Islam , Lebanon , Maryam , Ramadan , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Gazette
CROSSROADS ARABIA: It’s the first time that I can recall such a story being covered by the Saudi media.
Added on 19/03/2012
Arabian Peninsula , Christianity , Egypt , Islam , Middle East , Religious law , Saudi Arabia
AMERICAN BEDU: The Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia has made a startling call. What will King Abdullah do?
Added on 17/03/2012
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DANIEL M. VARISCO: A recently published ad seems to have united both Muslims and Christians in condemnation.
Added on 26/12/2011
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JUAN COLE: The some 12 million Arab Christians (out of plus 350 million Arabs) are very much agents in their own fates. They make alliances, and sometimes switch them.
Added on 23/12/2011
Rob L. Wagner
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ROB L. WAGNER: If you’re subtle you can enjoy a surprisingly festive Christmas in the Kingdom. Many Saudis also quietly acknowledge Christian friends’ celebration.
Added on 12/12/2011
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MICH CAFE: A fortnight ago, Fr. Paolo posted a Christmas message on the monastery’s web site. The message did not go down well in Damascus.
Added on 05/11/2011
Rob L. Wagner
Anti-blasphemy law , Censorship , Charlie Hebdo , Christianity , Ennahda Party , France , Free speech , hate speech , Hijab , Islam , Islamophobia , Jews , Mainstream media , Media , Muslims , News media , Newspapers , Organization of Islamic Cooperation , Prophet Muhammad , Tunisian elections
ROB L. WAGNER: Charlie Hebdo’s editors abuse the privilege of being journalists. Their behavior strengthens the argument anti blasphemy laws are necessary
Added on 16/05/2011
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M. LYNX-QUALEY: The pendulum between hope, denial and despair seems to be swinging ever quicker in Egypt. Literature however offers a longer view.
Added on 11/05/2011
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OMAR AL ISSAWI: The latest round of sectarian strife in Egypt is not about sectarian confrontation. It is about ignorance.
Added on 22/01/2011
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JONATHAN COOK: Visitors to Qasr al Yahud, in the Jordan Valley, received an unusual welcome: They had to pass through a fenced-off corridor warning of landmines.
Added on 16/01/2011
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STEVE ROYSTON: It’s about building societies in which people are not afraid to think for themselves, and are free to express themselves without fear of censorship or persecution…