Observing the fast with traditions old and new
April 15, 2021
Laïcité must reckon with the continuing impact of French colonial history
March 8, 2021
The Cold War origins of anti-Islamic rhetoric
March 1, 2021
Coptic Christian immigrants embracing conservatism navigate the intersection between race and religion
January 28, 2021
Charity in the aftermath of the Beirut Explosion
September 17, 2020
Exploring the social, political, economic, and religious fallout of this year’s (all but) canceled pilgrimage
July 2, 2020
Exploring the vibrancy of the religious left and how secularism has hindered our ability to “sight” it
June 29, 2020
“… a longtime Facebook staffer told me that to detect instances of suicide or murder on Facebook Live the company created a system that looks for sudden spikes in attention—‘by number of people viewing, by the rate at which those impressions are go...
March 18, 2019
Six Uighur sisters were each robbed of their husbands when Chinese authorities placed the men in concentration camps. They also forcefully took their children to communist-run orphanages and placed Chinese men in each of the sisters’ homes. This stor...
February 28, 2019
World media have reported on the blasphemy conviction of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, the Christian governor of Jakarta known as Ahok, with familiar oppositions of liberal-democratic norms and hardline Islam. Fears of the sharīʿa transgressing into the pu...