Julie Poucher Harbin is an author at Religion News Service.
West gathers digital arsenal against Islamic State — to what effect?
(RNS) ISIS may be the first terrorist group to use the Internet to mobilize and recruit young people. Can taking down online accounts help win the war?
Muslim civil rights advocates see the limitations of social media activism
(RNS) After a string of successful social media campaigns had buttressed the fledgling Muslim activist ranks, many are now seeing the medium’s limitations.
On top 500 list, US Muslim presence continues to dominate
(RNS) Since at least 2012, the U.S. has outpaced nations with a far larger Muslim population, netting at least 40 notable people of influence on the “The Muslim 500: The World’s 500 Most Influential Muslims.”
Are Americans ready for a Muslim president? New poll suggests maybe
(RNS) As more Muslims enter public service sectors, Americans are more accepting of them.
At Ramadan, more companies accommodate Muslim employees
(RNS) More companies are making efforts to accommodate the religious needs of their Muslim workers. But some businesses are going the extra mile to host events that celebrate the monthlong fast.
At Middlebury College, Muslim chaplaincy is a husband and wife affair
(RNS) Beau Latif Scurich and his wife, Naila Baloch, are the first married couple to share a full-time Muslim chaplaincy position at a U.S. college.