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KABUL, Afghanistan — Outsiders may have trouble distinguishing between the turbans worn by Afghan Sikhs, with their tighter folds, varied colors and tucked-in edges, and those worn by Afghan Muslims, usually black or white with the end hanging...
Tags: Islam, Afghanistan, Discrimination, Taliban, Kabul (Afghanistan)
HartfordHartford Seminary held its 2013 Commencement Exercises on May 31 at the Seminary. Seventy-two graduates and their families gathered for the Commencement Exercises, beginning with the 5 p.m. procession of faculty and students from the Seminary to the...
If there was a moment when the United States could have intervened in Syria, it looks like that moment has passed. Shiite militants, including Hezbollah — partly at the behest of their paymasters in Iran — are racing to the defense of Bashar...
Tags: Islam, Bashar Assad, Al-Qaeda, Qatar, Religious Conflicts
"You people will never be safe. Remove your governments, they don't care about you." — Michael Adebolajo, one of two men arrested in the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby. Here we go again. Brazen and brutal attacks against British and French...
Tags: Islam, Arts and Culture, Government, Culture, Angela Merkel
As I drove slowly out of a parking garage with a high hedge on the curb next to the driver's side, I saw out of the corner of my eye an elderly woman standing in the hedge opening. I was startled and almost hit the brakes. She must have seen the car...
If there were an Emmy for Most Disturbingly Apt Title of Series, NBC's new comedy "Save Me" would win hands down. It just works on so many levels. "Save me" is certainly the phrase that surges to a critic's mind moments into the ludicrous machinations...
This post has been updated, as indicated below.PENANG, Malaysia — Malaysia’s ruling National Front coalition won at the polls Sunday, election commission officials announced, as voters opted for continuity and experience over opposition calls for reform. The 13-party National Front...
Tags: Islam, Teachers, Political Corruption, Media Industry, Israel
Can believers and nonbelievers connect? Is there a common ground they can agree on? Writing in the New York Times, T. M. Luhrmann thinks there may be, but admits it's going to be difficult. The author of "When God Talks Back: Understanding the...
Tags: Same-Sex Marriage, Salt, Christianity, Gays and Lesbians, Judges
With the happenings in Boston and in West Texas fresh in our minds, the National Day of Prayer makes more sense than ever, says the Rev. Julie Elkins, president of the Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council and pastor at First United Methodist Church of...
French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran has given many lectures, speeches and homilies during his years of Vatican diplomatic service. But most of the world knows him for the two words he declared on the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica on March 13: "Habemus...
Tags: Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Politics, Religion and Belief
It is easy to empathize with John Kass' struggle to reconcile his religious beliefs with the "fast-moving issue of the redefinition marriage" (“As times change, will tolerance for tradition be tolerated?” Column, March 27). But his paean to...
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