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The Quran Has More In Common With The Bible Than You Think

The Quran Has More In Common With The Bible Than You Think

From violence toward outsiders to depictions of Jesus, the central texts of Christianity and Islam are both similar and different in ways you wouldn't believe.
Muslim Animal Sacrifice Traditions Draw Criticism After Incident In Bangladesh

Muslim Animal Sacrifice Traditions Draw Criticism After Incident In Bangladesh

Each year, mass prayer, generous feasts, and animal sacrifice take center stage at Eid al-Adha, one of Islam's holiest festivals.
Indiana Mom Invokes Religious Freedom Law As Defense For Beating Her Son

Indiana Mom Invokes Religious Freedom Law As Defense For Beating Her Son

An Indiana mother who has admitted to viciously beating her son now claims that she cannot be punished, as she says she was simply exercising her religious freedom to discipline her child in accordance with her Christian beliefs.
Pope Francis: Earth “A Wasteland Of Filth” Due To Short-Sighted Thinking

Pope Francis: Earth “A Wasteland Of Filth” Due To Short-Sighted Thinking

Pope Francis is soldiering on in his quest to protect the planet, this Thursday calling for even more decisive action against environmental degradation and climate change.
Inside ISIS Schools: What The Caliphate Teaches Children

Inside ISIS Schools: What The Caliphate Teaches Children

This is how the next generation of jihadists is being made.
French Court Issues Ruling On Controversial Burkini Issue

French Court Issues Ruling On Controversial Burkini Issue

Today, France’s highest administrative court ruled that mayors across the country do not have the right to ban the burkini swimsuit that has caused controversy all summer long.
Muslim Siblings Pulled Off British Plane After False Terror Accusations

Muslim Siblings Pulled Off British Plane After False Terror Accusations

All it took was one misunderstood text message for British authorities to pull a trio of Muslim siblings off a plane just outside London last week, the Guardian reports.
7 Astounding Stories Of Early Christian Martyrs’ Brutal Deaths

7 Astounding Stories Of Early Christian Martyrs’ Brutal Deaths

While all religions dabble in fantasy, Christian martyr tales exemplify fantasy at its most outlandish.
French Burkini Ban Heats Up With Two New Incidents

French Burkini Ban Heats Up With Two New Incidents

Debates over Muslim women’s ability to wear the “burkini,” full-body swimwear that respects its wearer’s religious principles, at the beach have raged in France this summer. On Tuesday, two new incidents added fuel that already ample fire.
Hate Group Leader Who Says God Punishes Gays With Natural Disaster Has Home Destroyed By Flood

Hate Group Leader Who Says God Punishes Gays With Natural Disaster Has Home Destroyed By Flood

Maybe God doesn’t “punish (just) the gays” after all.
Modern “Witch Doctors”: 25 Photos Inside The Widely Misunderstood Trade

Modern “Witch Doctors”: 25 Photos Inside The Widely Misunderstood Trade

The phrase was borne out of colonial attitudes — and in some ways those attitudes have stuck in our treatment of non-Western medical experts.