Global Islam

Writing for the CNN Belief Blog, Dan Merica distills the newly released Pew Research Center study on Islam into five major takeaways: Differences between U.S. and international Muslims are vast, Sharia law favored, especially by more devout Muslims, Most Muslims believe religion, politics should be intertwined, Around the world, Muslims heralded religious freedom, and Islamic extremism widely rejected, but still a concern. Says Who? This four year long study included a total of Read More …

Interfaith Possibilities

Hundreds of students from around the nation spent this past weekend at Princeton University for the 5th Annual Coming Together Interfaith Conference (CT5).  The conference promoted "the importance of inter-religious engagement and understanding at American universities" and provided  the student participants opportunities  to "discuss how interfaith councils are formed, the role they have on campus and ideas for meaningful programs that promote unity and peace."  Attendees at this "student Read More …