CAIRO (RNS) — With Islam under global scrutiny and ISIS projecting power over the internet, Al-Azhar University's observatory has set out to counter terrorist messaging.
(RNS) — Spirituality frequently uses the language of battle, so it is not surprising that Pope Francis promotes the Christian equivalent of a spiritual jihad. Many in the West think jihad only means warfare, whereas it can also mean the struggle within oneself against sin.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (RNS) And here are the Quranic verses that prove it.
(RNS) When attackers wage jihad against what they view as unbelievers, they are observing the command, “So do not obey the disbelievers, and strive (form of jihad) against them with the Quran a great striving.”
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Ian Acheson wrote in The Times that the country’s prison services face a serious challenge in which the unchecked growth of radical Islam may soon pose “a lethal threat to national security.”
(RNS) ISIS discourages the notion that only piety, prayer, and worship are important during Ramadan, insisting that armed jihad is a sacred duty during that holy month.
(RNS) It lets ISIS militants sleep peacefully at night.
"They are going to people, showing videos of Donald Trump insulting Islam and Muslims in order to recruit more radical jihadists," Hillary Clinton said at the Democrats' debate Saturday.
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If we can't condemn Islam for Muslim terrorists, why condemn Christians? asks Jonah Goldberg.
(RNS) An ad campaign on San Francisco buses is aimed at trying to change public perception of the word "jihad," which the program's founder says has been distorted by extremists — Muslim and anti-Muslim alike. By Doug Stanglin / USA Today.
(RNS) Religious leaders are rallying against controversial ads placed in 10 New York City subway stations that insinuate that Muslims are savages. By Jeanie Groh.