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How Radical Christian Conservatives May Succeed in Destroying Democracy

There is a yearning by tens of millions of Americans, lumped into a diffuse and fractious movement, to destroy the intellectual and scientific rigor of the Enlightenment.

Will Harvard do the right thing?

Writing in yesterday's New York Times, Nicholas Kristof called attention to a recent blog post by New Republic editor Martin Peretz.

To Burn or Not To Burn

I am glad that Pastor Jones has decided to cancel the Quran burning event. However, neither I, nor Imam Musri (of Florida) have spoken to Pastor Jones. I am surprised

Church leader, Fred Phelps vows to take over Jones’ Quran burning plans indicating Islamophobic tendencies

According to sources the Phelps clan at Westboro insists it will not back down or be persuaded to change its plans of burning the Quran. In fact this is not

Muslims, Quran Burnings, and the Problem of Freedom of Speech

People often ask me how Muslims can get so worked up about symbolic acts but have trouble summoning the same anger over the killing of innocent civilians. It is understandable,

My Muslim Brothers and Sisters

It's wrong to judge Americans because of the actions of Michael Enright (NYC cab-driver stabbing). It's wrong to judge Americans for the actions of Terry Jones. And it's wrong to

Global disappointment & outrage over the burning of the Holy Quran to mark the 9/11

An “emergency summit” held in Washington with the attendance of Prominent Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders denounced the planned event of burning the holy Quran describing it as derision, misinformation

NYC community board head wants interfaith center (AP)

The chairwoman of the community board that voted for an Islamic center and mosque near ground zero said she believes adding an interfaith dimension would help unite people, saying a

Temecula Valley: A Mosque Controversy?

Planned Temecula Valley mosque draws opposition