Prince Mohammed bin Salman, whose country doesn't recognize the right to religious freedom, had a two hour meeting with prominent evangelical leaders.
Even in our post-factual world, such behavior has to be considered unacceptable. Years ago, I was ambushed by Ken Ham, the
Information is power. If hate is well documented it can be eventually be pushed back into the hole from which it emerged
To prevent further escalations of violence, authorities should unequivocally condemn this violence and hold perpetrators to account. It's crucial that the government take concrete measures to remove longstanding restrictions on the Rohingya and the Muslim minority.
I believe that love always wins, that love will always defeat hate. This week that belief has been shaken.
Rev. Vivian, a Presidential Medal of Freedom winner, a confidant of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and a role model for so many of us in the 1960s era of civil rights activism and still, believes young people today are inheriting the world at a unique crossroads in history.
Religious intolerance arose with presumptions of certainty: the sureness that my sect possesses certified knowledge means that I cannot endure your sect's evident error. If it had always been accepted that belief does not rise to the level of knowledge, religious intolerance might not have marred our histories.
'My passion might be crimson. My blood has leaked onto our cut stones and sarcophagi, I hope indelibly, like the sticky pimples of gum this gnawing populace drop from their mouths onto my city streets.'
The school claims Dr. Larycia Hawkins' "theological statements seem inconsistent with Wheaton College’s doctrinal convictions."
During the winter break, I got the opportunity to visit my hometown of Pakistan. Having lived in a tolerant community for most of my life, I had never been exposed to the notion of religious intolerance, so it was vastly befuddling for me to see the rage with which religious minorities are denied their religious rights here.
The blindness of American Christians, as they hurl insults at Islam, is evidence that religion as a source of right relationship with God and therefore with others, is fueling further religious intolerance, even as it ignores its own terroristic tendencies done in the name of its God.
My heart is troubled by the atrocities in Paris and the storm of darkness that is brewing around the world, pitting man against man in the name of God. Sometimes it is hard to remember that the things that unite us are much stronger than the things that divide us.
Today India is making the headlines due to wrong reasons. While India may compare favorably to Pakistan, nevertheless since last year it has witnessed deterioration when compared to its own past.
In the 21st century, we need to add a new precept to the list. That precept is the guarantee of freedom from religious interference in the core processes of our democracy.
As a highly educated person, as a candidate for the presidency, and as someone who has co-authored, along with your wife Candy, a book titled A More Perfect Union: What We the People Can Do to Reclaim Our Constitutional Liberties, you should have a more enlightened understanding of our nation's foundational document.
Others pointed out an apparent double standard in the way the criminal justice system handles white suspects and the way
It might be useful to remember what other threats to religious liberty have actually existed in the "history of our existence as a nation."
What if that cemetery was the one place on earth where you could visit the final resting place of your loved ones? What if it was your family? What if those were your tears? No one should have to tolerate such abuse. It violates that sense of humanity we all share.
A small placard adds, "The 9/11 attacks highlighted gaps in communication and information sharing between law enforcement