Tag Archives: September 11

Taking Care of Jesus and Muhammad: Reflections on Islamic Studies

by James Crossley Editor’s note: This post is part of a broader conversation on scholarship in Islamic Studies that was sparked by two recent articles, one by Omid Safi and one by Aaron Hughes. Other articles in this series can be found here and here. … Continue reading

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Has Politics Let Us Off the Hook?: Reflections on Islamic Studies

by Ruth Mas Editor’s note: This post is part of a broader conversation on scholarship in Islamic Studies that was sparked by two recent articles, one by Omid Safi and one by Aaron Hughes. The Bulletin will be hosting a … Continue reading

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The Violence of Mistaken Identities

by Steven Ramey * This post originally appeared on the Culture on the Edge blog. Two recent incidents of mistaken identity in the United States have garnered significant attention. The crowning of Nina Davuluri as Miss America, the first Indian-American to win … Continue reading

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Divided by Faith?

by Craig Martin It seems to be a common sense notion that people fight over differing religious beliefs. Consider the following paragraph from an NPR news story, which I take to be typical: When Osama bin Laden declared war on … Continue reading

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Picture Book: No Room at the Inn

I recently found the following image on the Fail Blog: I don’t know it’s provenance—it might have been photoshopped by an anti-Christian group. My guess, however, is that it is genuine. This is a provocative image. I don’t know quite … Continue reading

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