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Fighting sectarianism in Islam

Sayeeda Warsi | 12 August 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islam, sectarianism
Britain's first Muslim minister decries the Sunni-Shia divide.

What causes this terrorist scourge?

James Schall SJ | 27 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islam, Islamic extremism, Muslim-Christian dialogue, terrorism
Militant Muslim extremists must be confronted intellectually as well as militarily.

‘Honour crimes’, the saddest way to dishonour a family

Carolyn Moynihan | 02 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: honour killings, Islam, women's dignity
Thousands of women are slaughtered or maimed each year in the name of family honour. How can this be stopped?

God, reason, and our civilizational crisis

Samuel Gregg | 20 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, God, Islam, religion, Western civilization, Western values
The way Islam understands God shapes their culture. And the way the West understands God shapes ours.

Jihadi brides: Don’t overlook how new media market cruelty as well as porn

Denyse O'Leary | 5 Mar 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: Islam, jihad, new media

Obama’s fight against the Ideology-With-No-Name

Robert R. Reilly | 23 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, Islam, Islamic extremism, terrorism
Egyptian President al-Sisi knows its name and has courageously denounced it.

Fiery imam denounces terror

Michael Cook | 19 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islam, terrorism
"Rotten and despicable conduct", says Brooklyn preacher.

What is Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia?

Galina Yemelianova | 02 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islam, Saudi Arabia, Wahhabism
The future of the Middle East hinges on the beliefs of the Muslim sect which dominates the oil-rich kingdom.

Islam and violence: how not to answer a question

Zac Alstin | 30 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islam, violence
Islam and Muslims are not just one thing. It is high time to make some distinctions.

A murderous blame game

Zac Alstin | 23 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Charlie Hebdo, Islam
Did the provocative cartoonists at Charlie Hebdo "bring it upon themselves"?

The Middle East’s vanishing Christians

Michael Cook | 22 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islam, Islamic State, Middle East Christians, persecution of Christians
But some of the region's bishops urge Christians to work with Muslims for free and tolerant society.

Lessons from Paris

James Schall SJ | 15 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Charlie Hebdo, Islam, terrorism
Muslims should use this crisis to prove that being human and being religious are compatible.

Paris attack underscores a deeper malaise

George Friedman | 08 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Charlie Hebdo, France, Islam, Islamic extremism
Ultimately, this is an intra-Muslim struggle for control wrapped in a debate over what it means to be a Muslim.

Islamic State promoting “sexual jihad”

Chiara Pellegrino | 18 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islam, Islamic State, women in Islam
ISIS is recruiting women as temporary brides, a practice which revolts even many Muslim preachers.

Sydney siege shows the rise of a new extremism

Ali Mamouri | 16 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, Islam, Islamic extremism, Islamic State
Muslims must not be blamed for the atrocities of a group of criminals and psychopaths.

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