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Does Mona Eltahawy’s approach hurt women?

Mona Eltahawy’s Foreign Policy cover story “Why Do They Hate Us” triggered an avalanche of passionate responses. But few have … Continued

The Consequences Of Shattering A Faith Glass Ceiling

The economic situation in the country is affecting us all; and those affected the most are hit hardest. “Around 14 … Continued

Deepak Chopra’s Muhammad humanizes the religion’s leader

By Dalia Mogahed It was befitting that I began reading Deepak Chopra biography of the Prophet Muhammad after dawn prayer … Continued

Obama task force: Consult religious groups more on foreign policy

By Michelle Boorstein Among the major recommendations of the task force on inter-religious cooperation is to involve religious communities more … Continued

Obama faith adviser says she was misled

By Jacqueline L. Salmon A Muslim member of President Obama’s Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships says she was misled … Continued

A Global Agenda for Change in Muslim-Christian Relations

The just-completed Georgetown’s Common Word conference, Oct. 7-8, occurs at a time when the need for serious engagement and cooperation … Continued

Europe’s Misunderstood Muslims

By Mohamed Younissenior analyst for the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies This month the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies released … Continued

Muslim Americans Looking for More Help from Obama

By Michelle Boorstein Insiders say the Obama Administration’s honeymoon with the Muslim-American community will eventually expire. Polling data isn’t clear … Continued

Faith Leaders Meet at White House

By Michelle Boorstein Who knows how long it will last, but there’s a love fest underway today on Pennsylvania Avenue … Continued

Faith-Based Office Add More

By Michelle Boorstein The White House today announced ten more members of the council that will advise the president on … Continued

Geert Wilders on Capitol Hill

There is a foreign element threatening America. He believes the Qur’an promotes violence. He creates videos of Muslims committing terrorist … Continued

Obama Must Reject Bush Decisions & False Assumptions

After a whirlwind inaugural week in Washington, I went to Friday prayers in Mecca. After hearing President Obama speech on … Continued

Speak for Yourself

Today’s guest blogger is Erum Ibrahim, a rising senior at DePaul University majoring in International Studies and Political Science. Erum … Continued

Free Speech and Muslims in Europe

The film “Fitna,” released on the internet last week by Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilder, is the latest attempt by a … Continued