(RNS) — A small-town hero, she said yes to our fledgling Islamic school during a time of uncertainty for Muslims, delving deep into what it means to be American.
(RNS) — Despite the real harm Islamophobia has caused Sikhs, they have consistently refused to throw the Muslim community under the bus by simply distancing themselves from Islam.
The young women at Starbucks. The woman with the dusty windows....the stories that are part of my own personal Torah scroll.
(RNS) — The visual timeline of post-9/11 policies and programs highlights the 'underlying Islamophobia' linking nearly two decades of torture, immigration crackdowns, surveillance overreaches and more.
(RNS) — A Pew poll from 2010 found that a majority of Americans cannot name the first book of the Bible but can provide the names of the four Beatles.
(RNS) — 'A great eulogy cannot beat back death, but it can give new meaning to life and this moment,' says Cyrus M. Copeland, who has written three books on the subject.
(RNS) — The 108-year-old's record-breaking running career traverses key issues like classism, racism, literacy bias, ableism and ageism.
(RNS) — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal's faith is not the primary driver of his work as attorney general; its core teachings of service, justice and kindness are, and they align well with his progressive approach to policy.
(RNS) — Todd Green, the author of a new book on Islamophobia, says that if we’re still asking Muslims to condemn terrorism despite repeated disavowals, the trouble lies not with Muslims, but with the American majority.
(RNS) — The high court’s ruling Tuesday is not surprising. When it comes to welcoming people to America, the court almost never acts for the rights promised in the U.S. Constitution without first denying them.
(RNS) — Lewis understood Muslims as violent by nature, irrational, abusive toward women, lacking in culture. He could not conceive of Muslims in the context of modernity.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The 84-year-old Nation of Islam leader dove into all sorts of controversies – from slavery to the unhealthy water in Flint, Mich., to current reports of sexual harassment by national leaders and celebrities.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) On a visit to Duke University, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks talks about how the West has forgotten what religious revolution looks like and why friendship among people of different faiths counts more than interfaith agreement.
On 9/11, God started writing a scroll of new, sacred stories. Here are just a few of them.
(RNS) Webinars and training sessions held across the country help faith leaders prepare for terrorism or natural disasters. But experts say more need to take them.