MoJo‘s Tim Murphy does the Shari’ah in America round-up so we don’t have to.
A case of mistaken identity! An Arizona congregation of 800 has been saving for years to build a new house of worship. Now that the architectural structure is under way, they're under attack from local residents because, well, it's got a dome. And domes are Muslim, right? And Muslims are bad and dangerous,...
An "expose" on how Shari'ah is threatening America
is now out from The Center for Security Policy
, a neocon think tank founded by in 1988 by one of Reagan's Defense team, Frank Gaffney, Jr. Gaffney's hard to take seriously, particularly when he pens stuff like, "Will Obama Enforce Sharia Blasphemy Laws," (CSP site,...
By Daniel Schultz
It's a question I get asked a lot, and am sure to be asked more, now that The Book (Changing the Script: An Authentically Faithful and Authentically Progressive Political Theology for the 21st Century)
, is out.
Unfortunately, there isn’t an easy answer. In fact, there isn’t even one answer. Instead, many...
This photo was taken yesterday by Jeremy Walton, assistant professor at NYU's Religious Studies Program, in downtown Manhattan where various groups gathered to protest a proposed community center or to march in support of it.
Akbar Ahmed is getting some praise
for his piece at Salon
that works to portray both Terry Jones and Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf as men "adding fuel to the fire," both exhibiting an insensitivity to a "civil" society that's decided to make them media headlines.
Jones, you know by now
, planned to burn...
By Tariq al-Jamil
This article is part of an ongoing series that examines what Shari'ah is, how the media often get it wrong, and how it’s being used to create fear of Islam and Muslims and to justify continued military defense of “American values.”
There are multiple levels of historical misinformation that fuel the manifold...
Yesterday several hundred Afghans gathered to protest the planned 9/11 burning of the "Koran" at Dove World Outreach Center
in Florida. Reports Reuters
The U.S. Embassy in Kabul said the "United States government in no way condones such acts of disrespect against the religion of Islam, and is deeply concerned about deliberate attempts...
More than 700 protesters gathered
and clashed with riot police in Bradford, England today, the home of a large Pakistani community. Members of the English Defense League
organized the rally to protest "the spread of Islam, Sharia law and Islamic extremism." You can check out the EDL's American counterpart at their 9-11 photo-clad...
Today Bloggingheads.tv has posted a conversation
on religion and the media between Jeff Sharlet, founder and contributing editor to The Revealer
and author of the forthcoming C Street
and Amy Sullivan, contributing writer with Time
magazine. The topics that they cover are: the killing of 10 health workers/missionaries in Afghanistan; gay marriage; the "Ground...
Never ones to let a potential controversy get past them (today's cover headline reads, "Scarlett [Johanson] may be getting a new 'tattoo'"), The New York Daily News has helped to make
the "Ground Zero Mosque" a noisy conversation with emphatic sides. Today I happened to pick up a copy of the paper while waiting...