DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi clerics supported the imposition of male guardianship based on a Quran verse, but other Islamic scholars argued this misinterprets fundamental Quranic concepts.
(RNS) — In his new book, Miles arrives at some surprising conclusions on the nature of God in the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament and the Quran.
(RNS) — After complaints from Muslim customers, Amazon has removed over 20 product listings that included doormats, bathmats and toilet covers featuring verses from the Quran.
(RNS) — Nikki Fried, the first Jewish woman to serve as commissioner of agriculture in the Sunshine State, called her alma mater to ask if there was a special Bible she could use for the occasion.
(RNS) — The anti-Islamic reaction to a play about the birth of Jesus shows how badly we in America today need to hear each other's stories.
(RNS) — Inspired by his faith, this surgeon has spent more than two decades working to save the lives of people fleeing war and persecution in Sudan and South Sudan.
(The Conversation) — Richard Dawkins' tweets are not the first time the Muslim call to prayer has been misconstrued or that Muslims have been attacked for their prayer practices around the world.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — As violence-torn Africa grows weary of solutions that haven’t worked, Nigerian Cardinal John Onaiyekan is proposing a controversial alternative.
(The Conversation) — Jefferson supported the rights of Muslim adherents and evidence exists he had been thinking privately about their inclusion in his new country since 1776.
(RNS) — Here are eight recently published books that deal with religion and spirituality in plot, theme or subject matter — without proselytizing.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (RNS) And here are the Quranic verses that prove it.
(The Conversation) This historical schism continues to permeate the daily lives of Muslims around the world.
(RNS) The three Abrahamic religions -- Judaism, Christianity and Islam -- weigh in on the spiritual and moral consequences of telling a whopper.
(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.