I am almost certainly not training future religion scholars. But if I can encourage young adults to question facile statements they hear in mass media like "Islam hates us," to be kind to strangers, or to avoid anti-Semitic "jokes" in their daily lives, I consider my time well spent.
“Almost every major religion in the world has a sentence, a commandment that is a version of, ‘Do unto others as you would have done unto you,’” Reza Aslan says.
Next Saturday (March 26) marks the centenary of the date when Abdul Baha, the son of Baha'u'llah, the Founder of the Baha'i
Get your questions answered.
Get familiar with these impressive deities.
Anti-Muslim bigots often mistake Sikhs for Muslims.
It is arguable that among the most salient signs that a society has a viable social contract between seculars and religious is the porousness of the markets for its arts and entertainments.
Almost no one choses his or her religion. The matter is fated. Geography is fate. An historical epoch is fate. A culture is fate. A family is fate. All these are the fated vehicles of religious participation, with no choice involved. So, really, after all, which is The True Religion?
Look no further for a guide to this beautiful religion.