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Ken Chitwood

Ken Chitwood is an author at Religion News Service.

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Targeted Islamic outreach to Hispanics achieving results

By Ken Chitwood — February 28, 2014
PEARLAND, Texas (RNS) “My conversion was a shock for my family, they thought I rejected Jesus, Mary, my culture,” said Imam Isa Parada, one of the leaders of Islam In Spanish. “My dad thought I was going to be a terrorist.”

Iraqi refugee works to make life safer for secular humanists

By Ken Chitwood — December 3, 2013
(RNS) Most people assume that because Faisal Saeed Al-Mutar is an Iraqi refugee, he is Muslim. This is not the case. Al-Mutar is a secular humanist, and an outspoken one at that.

Long an oasis of Christian-Muslim calm, Kenya may see more strife

By Ken Chitwood — October 8, 2013
NAIROBI, Kenya RNS) Kenya has enjoyed relative peace between the two monotheistic religions that dominate the region. But that may be changing.

Skeptics wonder if ex-clergy should lead atheist movements

By Ken Chitwood — October 2, 2013
(RNS) Some skeptics are wondering if ex-clergy leading nonreligious groups is a good idea.
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