In today’s episode, we take a look at some ways lawmakers have legalized Islamophobia through niqab bans and other restrictive policies.
As Muslims congregate in their local mosques in communal prayer for Eid, the Women’s Mosque of America, located in Los Angeles, will provide an exclusive religious space for its female congregants.
School districts throughout the nation are beginning to heed calls to give students and teachers a day off in observance of the Eid al Fitr, a major Islamic holiday held at the end of Ramadan.
As Islamic geometric patterns and arabesque designs have migrated globally, they’ve been adapted, and may not even be recognized as bearing the influence of Islamic societies.
Many of the artefacts Ethiopia is famous for are found in Tigray. Their continued destruction could lead to irreversible culture shock and social collapse.
Next year, the Clash of Civilizations theory will have done a terrible job explaining geopolitical forces for the past 30 years. Let’s throw it a retirement party.
Two researchers collected data from Muslim women in 34 countries on their views on wearing sports hijab. Here is what they found.
State schools in England and Wales are legally required to provide acts of collective worship.
My ongoing research has shown the influences of the two institutions are dwindling, especially in urban settings.
Young Muslim activists in Indonesia turn to faith to undertake the sacred task of protecting the natural world. This echoes the growing popularity of ‘green Islam’ as an important global youth agenda.
Three female academics discuss how women are forging new pathways in faith leadership throughout religions that traditionally have been patriarchal.
In 2019 a scholar visited the Iraqi Kurdistan, where Yazidis have been resettled. He explains their religious beliefs and their current conditions.
A scholar of Islam explains how Muslim religious leaders, starting around the year 1050, worked with political rulers to challenge what they considered to be sacrilegious influence on society.
Pastors have a limited role in asylum processes of Christian converts.
Zakat, or charity, is a fundamental practice within the Islamic faith.
Muslims also gave more to causes tied to relief from economic and health problems that arose during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Through its theology of the environment and the power of its ethical stance, Islam and Muslims must play a central role in reversing climate change.
A scholar of Afghan affairs explains the religious affiliations of different ethnic groups in Afghanistan and why they may not share a common understanding of Islam.
Indonesia can serve as an important model for the Taliban of how Muslim nations and faith-based organisations can play a big role in expanding girls’ education.
Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism are among the fastest-growing religions in Australia. But the media still struggle to include different faith leaders or the necessary nuance in religion reporting.