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Three things we can learn from contemporary Muslim women’s fashion

Liz Bucar, Northeastern University Major art museums have realized there is much to learn from clothing that is both religiously coded and fashion forward. Earlier this...

How an ancient Islamic holiday became uniquely Caribbean

Ken Chitwood, University of Florida A throng of Trinidadians line up along the streets of St. James and Cedros to admire the vibrant floats with...

Why religions of the world condemn suicide

Mathew Schmalz, College of the Holy Cross The recent suicides of fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef and writer Anthony Bourdain have reminded all...

What are halal foods?

Myriam Renaud, University of Chicago During the month of Ramadan, for 30 days, Muslims who choose to fast will neither eat nor drink during daylight...

Who are the Baha’is and why are they so persecuted?

Zackery M. Heern, Idaho State University The Baha'is are among the most persecuted religious minorities in the world. In Iran, where the religion was founded, universities...

Who are the Sufis and why does IS see them as...

Peter Gottschalk, Wesleyan University Over 200 people were killed and many more injured in an attack on a Sufi mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai region...

Explaining the Muslim pilgrimage of hajj

Ken Chitwood, University of Florida Around 1.7 million Muslims have gathered this year in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia for the annual...

Explaining the rise in hate crimes against Muslims in the US

Brian Levin, California State University San Bernardino Hate crimes against Muslims have been on the rise. The murder of two samaritans for aiding two young...

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Google and Europe come to blows, but will they break up?

By Jason Whalley, Northumbria University, Newcastle Google’s operations in Europe have come under fire recently, with the UK proposing new corporate tax reforms that are...

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