Narratives that pit secular protesters against a religious regime do not necessarily explain the protests in Iran or what they are calling for.
Educators in public schools can develop the identities of Muslim students and create a positive school culture during Ramadan by fostering community partnerships and introducing school activities.
Communal meals to break fast can mean lots of single-use plastics. A switch to environmentally friendly principles is in line with Islamic principles through the ages.
Federal law protects students’ rights to request some religious accommodations, including during the month of Ramadan.
The celebrated South African architect Sumayya Vally is the artistic director of the exhibition.
Two social scientists explain how caste-identities are pervasive in not just Hinduism but other South Asian faith groups as well.
Rooting the definition of ‘Islamist extremism’ in Islamic concepts, not British values, reduces the risk of the British state implying that Islam stands apart from British society.
We might expect that accounts of earthquakes from the medieval period have been lost to history, but some have survived.
An art historian describes the two historical representations of Prophet Muhammad that led to a controversy at Hamline University.
The Muslim Brotherhood once held the reins of power in Egypt. Now it faces internal splits, government repression and dwindling support.
Morality police first appeared in Iran soon after the Islamic Revolution of 1979. But similar forces were present in parts of the Middle East even prior to the date.
Indonesia has criminalized same-sex sexuality, but trans people are finding support in some trans-inclusive mosques and churches.
Can Anwar, the man who wrote a book on “his vision for a more tolerant, pluralistic Asia”, bring together a divided Malaysia?
Liberal schools of thought largely inform how Muslims are viewed across Europe, research finds.
The veil as a symbol of oppression has once again moved to center stage in Iran, but it’s important to know about the history of veiling – and mandatory unveiling.
Pictures of women in war play a pivotal role in the battlefield of political ideas, argues a feminist historian who examines how images and attire are used and seen in war zones and occupied lands.
Religious belief in the devil may have declined, but western demons are alive and well in popular culture and contemporary politics.
As calls for greater freedom grow, the author examines how secularism might work in Iran.
Rosaries are meant to be used wherever, whenever – and each one tells a story.
Controversy of veils goes back more than a century, a scholar of Iran explains.