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The 5th Annual Contemporary Fiqhi Issues Workshop

The 5th Annual Contemporary Fiqhi Issues Workshop

2017-06-12
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Violence in Sharīʿa and its Contemporary Implications Date: July 6-7, 2017 Venue: Al-Mahdi Institute, Weoley Park Road, Birmingham B29 6RB, UK We are looking forward to welcoming scholars from across the UK, and the globe, representing a broad ran...
Italian bishops offer high praise for Islam

Italian bishops offer high praise for Islam

2017-06-02
806 Views
A number of Italian bishops are offering praise for Islam and defending it as a religion with a role in salvation. Pope Francis' new appointment as president for the Italian bishops' conference, Cdl. Gualtiero Bassetti, archbishop of Perugia, immedia...
Religion and Division: Causes, Consequences and Counters

Religion and Division: Causes, Consequences and Counters

2017-04-30
809 Views
79th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion Date: August 13-14, 2017 (with Opening Reception on Aug. 12th) Venue: Montreal, Quebec, Canada Program Chair: Di Di, Rice University, dd20@rice.edu Nearly daily, it seems, ...
Pope meets British imams at the Vatican

Pope meets British imams at the Vatican

2017-04-05
1125 Views
Pope Francis met four British imams at the Vatican, two weeks after the London extremist attack. The meeting was part of the Pope’s effort to encourage Muslim leaders who renounce using religion to justify violence. The audience was scheduled ...
Muslim Council of Britain to set up alternative counter-terror scheme

Muslim Council of Britain to set up alternative counter-terror scheme

2016-11-01
1154 Views
The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) has said that from next year it will offer an alternative to the highly controversial Prevent counter-extremism program.
Grand Imam calls for collaboration against violence and poverty

Grand Imam calls for collaboration against violence and poverty

2016-10-06
1060 Views
The chief cleric of Cairo’s prestigious mosque and university, H.E. Professor Dr Ahmad Al-Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar al Sharif, has decried the present-day “civilizational crisis” of poverty and insecurity and called fo...
Measuring the Backlash Against the Muslim Backlash

Measuring the Backlash Against the Muslim Backlash

2016-07-16
1668 Views
Despite heated campaign rhetoric and the Orlando shooting, new polls show that the American public’s views of both Islam and Muslims have become more favorable. Here’s why.
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