• February 10, 2011

    Indonesia has been urged to repeal its blasphemy laws and provide greater protection to minorities, including Christians and the Muslim Ahmadiyya sect.

  • February 3, 2011

    Western stereotypes frequently cast Muslims as either "good" (quietist) or "bad" political, with Sufis wholly identified with the former camp, says Omid Safi. This dichotomy ignores a third group of Muslims: Those who, whether mystically inclined or not, want to neither destroy the world nor acquiesce to the wishes of the Empire, but rather seek to redeem the world by speaking truth to power.

  • January 27, 2011

    The world’s Muslim population is expected to increase by about 35% in the next 20 years, says a new, comprehensive report from the Pew Research Center.

  • October 19, 2010

    Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has deplored attempts by governments in Europe to prohibit Muslim women from publicly wearing the burqa.

  • October 4, 2010

    Churches in India have joined other leaders in calling for calm after a court ruled that a disputed religious site should be split between two groups.

  • September 13, 2010

    While many of us have been holidaying, hate-mongering employing religion and ideology for its purposes, has been all the rage, says Martin Marty. Here he deconstructs evangelist Franklin Graham's recent pronouncements on Muslim genetics, competition for souls, Islam as killer, and scriptures.

  • September 6, 2010

    As the row continues over an Islamic cultural centre to be sited near to Ground Zero in New York, the first US Muslim college has opened in California.

  • August 19, 2010

    A new US national survey has found that a substantial and growing number of Americans think that Barack Obama is a Muslim.

  • August 19, 2010

    American Muslim leaders who visited two notorious Nazi concentration camps have roundly condemned Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism.

  • August 13, 2010

    US faith leaders, including the National Muslim-Christian initiative, have issued a statement to mark Ramadan calling for respect rather than bigotry.