Muqtedar Khan

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Koran burning crisis: Haven’t we been here before?

The tragic headlines look all too familiar: Several reported killed in second day of Afghan protests over Koran burning. And … Continued

Egypt: The age of freedom has begun. Amen!

An Egyptian woman cries as she celebrates the news of the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak. Tara Todras-whitehill / AP … Continued

WikiLeaks exposes Muslim nations’ hypocrisy

WikiLeaks is in the process of transforming foreign affairs and international relations in a dramatic fashion. It is revealing over … Continued

The Hajj sermon: a plea to spread peace

By Muqtedar Khan The Hajj sermon this year – one of the highlights of the three-day pilgrimage that millions of … Continued

With election results in, debate over religious factor begins

By William Wan In the big day after, experts across Washington – including many in the religious world — are … Continued

2010 electoral results bad news for secular Americans

It is undeniable that the economy dominated campaign 2010 and that cultural issues at the nexus of religion and politics … Continued

New political equation for religious right

The meaning of the 2010 election is destined now to be the Great Debate of the next political season. While … Continued

How evangelicals lost political credibility

By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach My debate Monday night in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Southern Theological Seminary was insightful as … Continued

The disappearing abortion issue

The command by Cardinal-elect and Archbishop Burke that Catholics vote Tea-publican in 2010 was remarkable only in that it was … Continued

Muslim extremism stems from alienation

By Hussein Ibish The recent arrest of Farooque Ahmed on charges of conspiring with undercover law enforcement officers to bomb … Continued

The Quran burning: sign of things to come?

“Where books are burned in the end people will burn.” – Heinrich Heine On May 10th, 1933 the Nazis burned … Continued

Sharia is based on Ten Commandments

There is an emerging preemptive anti-Sharia movement in America as manifest by an Oklahoma legislator who is seeking to introduce … Continued

Obama’s historic victory

“And when Jesus went out He saw a great multitude; and He was moved with compassion for them, and healed … Continued

An anti-Qaeda fatwa

By Shahid Mursaleen and Zahid IqbalMinhaj-ul-Quran UK The new fatwa from the renowned authority of Islamic world, Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr. Muhammad … Continued

Muhammad’s promise to Christians

By Muqtedar KhanDirector of Islamic Studies at the University of Delaware Muslims and Christians together constitute over 50 percent of … Continued

Our moral duty to Afghanistan

By Muqtedar KhanDirector of Islamic Studies, University of Delaware On November 5, I had the privilege of testifying to the … Continued

Fort Hood shooter attacked Muslims, too

By Muqtedar KhanDirector of Islamic Studies, University of Delaware The American Muslim community is experiencing shock, disbelief and apprehension as … Continued

Domestic Violence and Islam in America

“The best among you is the one who is the best towards his wife” — Prophet Muhammad If yesterday was … Continued

Faith and Public Diplomacy at Work

Last Saturday, about 100 Delawareans shared a unique spiritual and cultural experience. They participated in a dialogue on the role … Continued

Losing the War on Terror

I once lived about a mile from the Taj hotel in Mumbai, Indai. I worked for an engineering firm and … Continued