Susan Hayward

Susan Hayward is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Susan Hayward

Religion can be a healing balm for COVID-19’s disruption, if applied judiciously

By Susan Hayward, Azza Karam, and Katherine Marshall — April 17, 2020
(RNS) — The robust spiritual response to the pandemic should come as no surprise. But without interfaith solidarity, the help faith offers can be misapplied and drive further death and disruption.

Trump administration should use key diplomatic tools for religious engagement

By Susan Hayward — February 17, 2017
(RNS) By overemphasizing the links between Islam and extremism, the administration has fueled Muslim anger, obscured the complex roles that religious institutions play in global affairs and ignored important lessons from the past.
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