Different factors play a role in shaping women’s roles in society, politics and culture.
Photo courtesy of Jodi Vongvanij One world, many religions. And worship looks different for each one of them Religions are complex. They have traditions, symbols, narratives and sacred histories that give them meaning. They shape ethics, values and lifestyles. They divide and unite us. “All the major traditions have resources that call us to treat […]
Terrorist groups crave legitimacy. Don’t give it to them.
It is safe to say that the climate produced by the 9/11 attacks have provided a breeding ground for hatred, fear, and violence. By combining the two hashtags #neverforget and #afterseptember11, we can begin to piece together the two victims of 9/11 that are more often than not separated.
Photo by Arin DeGroff Immigrants, aliens, strangers, refugees and foreigners. The Abrahamic holy books — the Christian Bible, the Hebrew Bible and the Quran — repeatedly identify these people as historically oppressed and vulnerable groups who believers should treat with compassion and respect. Today, followers of Christianity, Judaism and Islam advocate for immigration reform and […]
Photos by Megan Won Since being immersed in Christian culture at Pepperdine, Muslim students reflected on the shifts in their faith and the changes in their perceptions of religion. Seniors Mashaer Alyami and Latifa AlSaud from Saudi Arabia and junior Khalid Alabdulrazzaq from Kuwait said it is easy to have faith in something when there […]
Christian ignorance isn’t bliss, it’s just ignorance
American-Taliban trade is the new foreign policy.
Freedom of speech has its own consequences.
Members of the community interested in Muslim history and culture will be able to enjoy “Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys,” a free 5-week long book discussion group beginning Jan. 23 in the Great Books room in Payson Library. Led by Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, Dr. David Simonowitz, the discussions — only open […]