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Joseph Hammond

Joseph Hammond is an author at Religion News Service.

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‘Daughters of Kobani’ tells story of all-women Kurdish combat units who fought IS

February 16, 2021

(RNS) — ‘This was a movement with religious freedom and multiethnic governance with women at the center,’ said the book’s author, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon.

Three Muslim actors make Golden Globe history

February 4, 2021

(RNS) — For the first time in history, three Muslim actors have received Golden Globes award nominations in the same year.

‘Uber for imams’ app offers Muslims virtual khutbahs — and community

February 2, 2021

(RNS) — A virtual hub called ImamConnect aspires to provide everything from Muslim circumcisions to headstone engravings on a platform designed to be an ‘Uber for imams.’

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