Category: Religion

Cora Fernandez Anderson: In Argentina, Feminists Versus the Catholic Church

Argentina’s Lower House will vote on a bill to legalize abortion on June 13 after a congressional debate opened in March for the first time in the country’s history. Why is it happening now, and why has it taken so long?

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Juan Cole: Ultimate Hypocrisy

Saudi Crown Prince touts Religious Tolerance in NYC

James Carroll: God Wills It!

The War on Terror as the Launching of an American Crusade

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Ramzy Baroud: Whitewashing: The Media’s Two Narratives on Terrorism

Following each attack of this nature, Muslims in the US mobilize to fend off accusations concerning their faith, their values and their allegiance to the country in which they live

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Badri Raina: Hadiya mustn’t be in the dock

It is time to say that India’s democracy will never be truly credible until the republic adopts a provision akin to the American First Amendment

Davide Lemmi: Cries from Rohingya

Fleeing rape, torture and mass killing, Burmese Rohingya arrive in this camp of half a million souls, traumatized by the military operation to ‘cleanse’ Myanmar of Muslims

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Serge Halimi: Religious wars

In France, wars of religion have not always stayed metaphorical. Doesn’t an already widely discredited press have better things to do than prepare for the next one?

Miguel de la Torre: The death of Christianity in the U.S.

Christianity has died in the hands of Evangelicals. Evangelicalism ceased being a religious faith tradition following Jesus’ teachings concerning justice for the betterment of humanity when it made a Faustian bargain for the sake of political influence. The beauty of the gospel message — of love, of peace and of fraternity — has been murdered Read more…

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Badri Raina: God’s Helplessness

When God created woman and man, I was a fly on a tree nearby; They came frisking like animals, A feast to my discerning eye.   Then entered God’s canny adversary, From the Netherworld he came; He whispered into their baby ear, And gave them sin and shame.   Thus were born religions, Homilies and Read more…

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Ted Glick: Religiously Grounded Pipeline Resistance

The action was deeply spiritual and tactically effective

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