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Women in Arab countries find themselves torn between opportunity and tradition

Alainna Liloia, University of Arizona Arab women, long relegated to the private sphere by law and social custom, are gaining new access to public life. All...

Silicon Valley’s latest fad is dopamine fasting – and that may...

A. Trevor Sutton, Concordia Seminary Silicon Valley’s newest fad is dopamine fasting, or temporarily abstaining from “addictive” activities such as social media, music, internet gaming...

Killing of Soleimani evokes dark history of political assassinations in the...

Deina Abdelkader, University of Massachusetts Lowell Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who promoted the religious and political influence of the Iranian regime across the Middle East with...

A new solution for America’s empty churches: A change of faith

Ashima Krishna, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Over the past few decades, vacant and underutilized churches have become a familiar sight...

The black Muslim female fashion trailblazers who came before model Halima...

Kayla Renée Wheeler, Grand Valley State University Media reports have celebrated Halima Aden becoming the first woman to be featured in the Sports Illustrated...

Why do Muslim women wear a hijab?

Caitlin Killian, Drew University Nazma Khan, who immigrated to the United States from Bangladesh at age 11, faced years of shaming over wearing a headscarf...

Yes, there is a war between science and religion

Jerry Coyne, University of Chicago As the West becomes more and more secular, and the discoveries of evolutionary biology and cosmology shrink the boundaries of...

Freddie Mercury’s family faith: The ancient religion of Zoroastrianism

Vasudha Narayanan, University of Florida In the Freddie Mercury biopic, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” there’s a scene in which a family member scolds Mercury. “So now the family...

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A scarce commodity: trustworthy and relevant information

By Thomas E. Patterson, Harvard University Foundation essay: This article is part of a series marking the launch of The Conversation in the US. Our...