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Dialogue and disagreement

Angelo M. Codevilla | 25 February 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: Islam, Muslim-Christian dialogue, nature of God
Are Muslims and Christians really speaking about the same God?

Is the Arab Muslim world committing “societal suicide”?

Mohammed al-Sanduk | 24 February 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: history of science, Islam, Middle East
Ironclad intellectual restriction is responsible for the failed societies of the Middle East, not foreign intervention.

Is a dialogue with Islam possible?

Thomas Patrick Burke | 13 February 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: Islam, Muslim-Christian dialogue
An insightful new book argues that there are serious philosophical obstacles.

In the beginning was the Word

Robert R. Reilly | 07 January 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: Christianity, inter-religious dialogue, Islam
How can Christians, who believe that God is "logos" or reason, dialogue with Muslims who believe God is pure will?

A radical’s road out of Islamist extremism

Jennifer S. Bryson | 12 November 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: book reviews, Islam
Leaving something so powerful and controlling does not happen overnight.

Delving into the mind of Islam

Robert R. Reilly and Alvino-Mario Fantini | 16 August 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: Islam
Only if the West recovers its robust confidence in reason can it confront the challenge of Muslim extremism.

My Isl@m’s quest for truth

Jennifer S. Bryson | 08 August 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: Islam
A young Muslim author learns to seek the truth about God through questioning instead of blind faith.

Are Poland’s Lipka Tatars a model for European Muslims?

Glenn Kates | 31 July 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: European identity, Islam, Poland
For centuries a small Muslim community has flourished in Poland.

One child, one teacher, one pen and one book can change the world

Malala Yousafzai | 19 July 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: education of children, Islam, Malala Yousafzai, Pakistan, Taliban
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai has become a symbol of resistance to Taliban terror. This is her inspiring speech at the UN.

India sends last telegram. Stop.

Babette Francis | 03 July 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: Hinduism, India, Islam
The end of an era brings back memories of a tragic love story during India's Partition.

There is a problem within Islam

Tony Blair | 12 June 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: Islam, violence
Some strains within this peaceful religion are not compatible with pluralistic, liberal, open minded societies.

We cannot abandon Syrian Christians

Jim Wallace | 29 May 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: fundamentalism, Islam, religious freedom, Syria
Allies of al-Qaeda are purging the areas they control of "infidels". Why is the West ignoring this tragedy?

The West’s two big mistakes in the Arab world

Jennifer S. Bryson | 08 April 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: Arab Spring, book reviews, Islam
By treating Islam as monolithic and insisting on secularisation Western powers miss opportunities to help democracy take root.

Christianity in the Middle East

Marcus Roberts | 04 March 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: Christianity, Islam, Middle East
The story of Christianity in the Middle East is more complex that it appears.

What do we mean by Islamism?

Denis MacShane | 18 January 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: Islam, Islamism, UK
The British media and political landscape have obscured an in-depth understanding of Islamism, the ideology, as separate from the Muslim faith. Two books can be a small help.

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