(RNS) The Quran speaks of a man who is a 'mean swearer, a backbiter, slanderer, forbidder of good, transgressor and sinful.'
(RNS) 'Moderate rebels,' a term often used to describe certain factions of anti-government fighters in the Syrian civil war, is an oxymoron as far as the Quran is concerned.
(RNS) Hypocrisy is a quality universally denounced. It is no different in Islam.
(RNS) Thomas Piketty advocated for the kind of tax that would help the working class that elected Donald Trump. The bad news for the president-elect is that it is a solution that has actually been a part of Islam for the past 1,400 years in what is known as zakat.
(RNS) ISIS is exploiting the belief in the Second Coming by millions of Muslims worldwide, while giving it a nationalistic and barbaric twist.