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Hindu Muslim Unity: Diwali's shared teachings with Islam

Light is Diwali’s central symbol, and Muslims can therefore open new channels of interfaith dialogue by examining the importance of light within Islam.

In Islam light can be a mark of God’s presence. 357 more words

Communal Harmony

The Legacy of Racism, or Why We Can't Criticize Islam

The legacy of racism in the New World has left Americans with a smear of shame and self-loathing. To cover this inherited remorse, the liberal in us avoids (sometimes at extreme costs) actions that would open us up to the label of ‘racist’. 351 more words

The Diversity of Islam by Nicholas Kristof

A few days ago, I was on a panel on Bill Maher’s television show on HBO that became a religious war.

Whether or not Islam itself inspires conflict, debates about it certainly do. 173 more words