Posts tagged "natasja sheriff"
In Istanbul, Jenna Krajeski talks to supporters of Turkish Prime Minister Erdoğan and finds that there is more to their loyalty than media portrayals suggest.
By Nayma Qayum War crimes trials usher in a new era of religious politics in a nation still suffering the wounds of a brutal war.
By Maurice Chammah In Glen Rose, Texas, the director of a small Creation Evidence Museum expounds on his theories linking creationism, Israel, and laxatives.
By Maurice Chammah The popular image of Egypt split by religious and political loyalties belies a subtle story of piety and social change.
Irina Papkova reviews Geraldine Fagan's "Believing in Russia - Religious Policy After Communism"
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.
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.
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."
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.
Press accounts about Muslims in Chiapas state have failed to understand the complexity of faith in the region, writes Umar Farooq, reporting from Mexico on faith, justice and the Zapatista movement.