Evangelical literature post 9/11 has been geared towards portraying Islam as an inherently violent religion with assertion that Muslims worship a false god distinctly different from the one Christians and Jews worship. Recently, a professor at ... The Express Tribune, 3 weeks ago
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Various Events Kuwaiti author and Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature Mai Al-Nakib will present her short stories collection and discuss with the audience the experience of living and writing in the Middle East. The ...MBL.is, 1 month ago
In an exclusive interview with Today's Zaman, Professor Jessica Stern shared her insights on the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant ( ISIS ). Stern states that for Baghdadi and ISIS, the caliphate is here and now, suggesting that ISIS counts the ...Zaman, 1 week ago
There are many angles that can be pursued when thinking about the Bible as literature, but two bedrock questions underlie any discussion of the subject. Those two questions are why we should read the Bible as literature and how we should read it.Washington Times, 2 weeks ago
This article originally appeared on Religion Dispatches . Arekids from more religious families more or less altruistic than their peers from less-religious families? That's whata high-profile new study from University of Chicago ...Salon, 1 month ago
Lebanese novelist Hassan Daoud has won this year's Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature for his novel La Tareeq Ila Al-Jannah (No Road to Paradise), it was announced at the prize ceremony at the American University in Cairo on Saturday. The prize is ...Al Ahram, 2 months ago
The famous English philosopher and critic of religion, Bertrand Russell, gave a talk in London in 1927 entitled, "Why I Am Not a Christian." Following Russell's lead, I want here to outline why I have chosen to sever my ties with the Orthodox ...ABC Online, 2 months ago
Schools across the country are failing to adequately teach religious education, The Economist has revealed. Using data from schools, inspectors reports and a survey by RE specialists, the article shows that fewer pupils are studying the subject, ...Christian Institute, 1 day ago
The energy industry has long been neglected as a source of serious cultural inquiry. Until now. Photograph Matt Jiggens/Flickr Despite its prominence in the Canadian psyche not to mention the Canadian economy and politics the oil patch is ...Alberta Oil, 3 days ago
For several months this year, Mario Bellatin, one of Mexico's best-known novelists, waged a quixotic war against Grupo Planeta, the largest publishing group in the Spanish-language world. An eccentric public figure who wears a variety of striking, ...New Yorker, 5 days ago
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