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Solidarity and Separation: Religious Spirit and the Euromaidan

Solidarity and Separation: Religious Spirit and the Euromaidan

By Irina Papkova. During protests in Ukraine, a show of solidarity belied the divided nature of the country’s confessional landscape.
Afghanistan: Memories of Glass

Afghanistan: Memories of Glass

In Herat, Saba Imtiaz explores memory and memorialization, where glass blowers once whispered the names of the fallen into thousands of hand-blown objects.
The Sunday Assembly: Time for a Religion Free Megachurch Revival?

The Sunday Assembly: Time for a Religion Free Megachurch Revival?

Becky Garrison explores what's really going on with the growth of atheist churches.
Bangladesh: Taking Sides

Bangladesh: Taking Sides

In the aftermath of contested elections, Nayma Qayum looks at the origins of continuing tensions in Bangladesh and a growing ideological divide.
Mountains of Mulide: A Wartime Refuge

Mountains of Mulide: A Wartime Refuge

Rowan Moore Gerety travels to northern Mozambique to visit the granite caves of Mulide that served as both church and refuge during the country's civil war.
From Antelias to Bzoummar

From Antelias to Bzoummar

Irina Papkova takes us on a tour of the religious centers that lie at the heart of Lebanon's Armenian Christian communities.
God's Favorite Place on Earth

God’s Favorite Place on Earth

By Maurice Chammah In Glen Rose, Texas, the director of a small Creation Evidence Museum expounds on his theories linking creationism, Israel, and laxatives.
On Piety: Egypt, Islam and the Muslim Brotherhood

On Piety: Egypt, Islam and the Muslim Brotherhood

By Maurice Chammah The popular image of Egypt split by religious and political loyalties belies a subtle story of piety and social change.
Nigeria: An Ephemeral Peace

Nigeria: An Ephemeral Peace

By Alex Thurston A ceasefire between the Nigerian authorities and Boko Haram in early July brought short-lived hopes for peace and a growing cynicism in the government's abilities to end the violence.
Pakistan's Lost Vote

Pakistan’s Lost Vote

In Pakistan, polling is over and the votes have been counted but the voice of one group has not been heard. Saba Imtiaz reports from Karachi on the missing Ahmadi vote.
Carmen Weinstein: Legacy and Nostalgia

Carmen Weinstein: Legacy and Nostalgia

On April 13, Carmen Weinstein, leader of Egypt’s dwindling Jewish community, died at her home in Cairo. She was 82. Maurice Chammah looks back on his 2012 meeting with Ms. Weinstein, and considers the past and future of Egypt's Jews.
Sonallah Ibrahim: Life in the Raw

Sonallah Ibrahim: Life in the Raw

Following the publication of a new translation of Sonallah Ibrahim's "That Smell," Maurice Chammah considers the book, and its author, in light of Egypt's recent political and social upheaval.