Kei Hiramatsu (Tokyo, Japan)
John Azumah (Ghana/USA)
It is very common to hear Christian apologists and critics of Islam say, “Islam is…,” “Islam teaches…,” or “Islam does not…” These are often, at the very least, overly simplistic and misleading generalizations. Read more.
(Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
When I returned to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia two years ago, I could barely recognize my hometown. Between my doctoral studies and work in Nairobi, Kenya, I had been away for almost ten years. Read more.
Since 9/11, hardly a day goes by without some religiously motivated act of extremism. Read more.
Azar Ajaj & Brent Neely
More than three years have passed since the beginning of the “Arab Spring,” a term that symbolized hope for the people of the Middle East. Read more.
Yacouba Sanon (Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire)
The Psalms present a wide spectrum of human emotions, ranging from the most exuberant joy to the most acute bitterness. Read more.
Ara Badalian (Baghdad, Iraq)
The Iraqi people have experienced a deep wound. Since 2003, national unity has been torn apart, creating an irreparable fissure in what was probably a superficial unity… Read more.