(RNS) Many extreme jihadists believe they are in the midst of an apocalyptic struggle against Christians and Jews. And their views are spreading.
Articles tagged “Muhammad”
Some signs invite viewers to explore the Muslim faith while others portray Mohammad as a supporter of women’s rights and religious tolerance.
Luz drew the tearful Mohammad holding a “Je suis Charlie” (“I am Charlie”) sign for the first edition published after terrorists killed his magazine colleagues.
MALMO, Sweden (RNS) Lars Vilks has spent the last few weeks moving from one safe house to another, and has been told he cannot go back to his home for the foreseeable future.
(RNS) to view the assault as simply about images of Muhammad is to accept a long-standing narrative about Muslim sensitivity to portrayals of Muhammad, which plays into conceptions of Muslims as superstitious savages.
PARIS (RNS) “I believe that the attacks today will only grow the racism against Muslims,” said Abdallah Zekri, president of the National Observatory Against Islamophobia, in Paris.
(RNS) To those who say that religion is inherently violent, Karen Armstrong responds with “Fields of Blood,” a book that walks through thousands of years of human history, religion and warfare.
(RNS) These days, a growing number of Muslims celebrate Christmas, or at least partake in some ways, even if they don’t decorate their homes with trees and a light show. Indeed, many Muslim families have created their own unique Christmas traditions.
(RNS) Narrated by Somai-born journalist Rageh Omaar, the PBS series “The Life of Muhammad” presents the Muslim prophet in a respectful, positive light, though it doesn’t shirk from the controversies that surrounded him.