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What Jesus Can Teach Muslims Today

What Jesus Can Teach Muslims Today

The New York Times carried a very Christian op-ed recently, penned by a Turkish Muslim. Mustafa Akyol is one of Turkey’s leading journalists, and argues that the crisis in the Muslim world today can be solved by turning to Jesus as example. But first, a primer for those who don’t know the basics: While Muslims … Continue reading

The Quest for Minority Rights in Egypt

The Quest for Minority Rights in Egypt

From my recent article on Egypt Source: Coptic Christians have reason to celebrate… alone. While they and many others rejoice at the removal of the overall Islamist tinge of the 2012 constitution, this largely liberal-produced draft leaves other religious minorities out in the cold. “One of the main concerns we have is that freedom of … Continue reading

Is Islam by Nature Political?

From Ahram Online, an op-ed arguing on behalf of Islamists, that Islam is essentially political: A final point. Some of the opposition figures keep invoking the term “political Islam,” as if the term were a source of shame to Islamists. Well, political Islam is not the invention of the Muslim Brotherhood or other Islamists. It … Continue reading