Daily News: Elections in Mali, Rohingya Crisis

Daily News: Elections in Mali, Rohingya Crisis

Daily round-up of religion in the news.
Daily News: Bible Apps, Megachurches

Daily News: Bible Apps, Megachurches

Daily round-up of religion in the news.
Daily News: The Muslim Brotherhood, Church-run Credit Unions

Daily News: The Muslim Brotherhood, Church-run Credit Unions

Daily round-up of religion in the news.
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.
An American Muslim University

An American Muslim University

Hussein Rashid interviewed Scott Korb about his new book, Light without Fire. We've got the audio.
Above Class and Clerics: The Saga of Heer Ranjha

Above Class and Clerics: The Saga of Heer Ranjha

By Saba Imtiaz In Pakistan's Punjab province, shrines to the doomed lovers of epic sagas are not only testament to the allure of tragic romance, but a symbol of women's struggle against patriarchy.
Daily Links: Whatcha Reading?

Daily Links: Whatcha Reading?

Links from around the web.
Waiting for the Kingdom

Waiting for the Kingdom

By Miriam Kilimo "Adam and Eve turned their backs on Jehovah. Forsaking his Eden, they introduced a system that steeped our world in death. But there’s hope of return to the harmony of the first garden."
Venezuela's Personal Jesus

Venezuela’s Personal Jesus

In the weeks following the death of Hugo Chávez, thousands of his supporters flocked to Caracas to view his body. Ezra Fieser was there to learn more about the myth, the man and his "Jesus image."
Another Great Awakening

Another Great Awakening

Folmer writes Butler Bass's idea for a better form of “spiritual” religion is a reclamation project of sorts: to bring back “capacities of knowing that modernity ripped apart.
Poison in the Sangha

Poison in the Sangha

As violence spreads amongst Burma's Buddhist majority and Muslim minority, Francis Wade meets U Wirathu, who calls himself the "Burmese Bin Laden," and a former monk who rejects Wirathu's message of intolerance.
Daily Links: "I'll Tell You When You're Right" Edition

Daily Links: “I’ll Tell You When You’re Right” Edition

NRA v. Planned Parenthood; the sex we deserve, Persecution Complexes; atheist giving; corporate personhood, corporate conscience; Pareidolia; faith healing!