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June 26, 2013
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‘Love and Romance’, the way I feel it: Hossam (23)

Q. What is love? How would you define it? Hossam: I would say ‘love’ is something that has to be from inside from your heart. It doesn’t come out very quickly. People who are falling in love has to get … Continue reading

May 28, 2013
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‘Germany means protection for my life’: Nouroudeen (34)

Q: How are you? Nouroudeen: I am fine. Q: How long have you been living here? Nouroudeen: I came to Germany two months before. Q: Where do you come from? Nouroudeen: I come from Benin.

May 23, 2013
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The tea party and the politics of paranoia

Members of tea party claim the movement springs from and promotes basic American conservative principles such as limited government and fiscal responsibility. But new research by University of Washington political scientist Christopher Parker argues that the tea party ideology owes … Continue reading

May 21, 2012
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What Does Islam Say About the Fate of Non-Muslims?

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Since Sept. 11, it has become increasingly common to hear about Muslims who condemn all non-Muslims – or “infidels” – to hell, but this has never been a foundation of Islamic thought, argues a Michigan State … Continue reading

April 30, 2012
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The Bright Side of Death: Awareness of Mortality Can Result in Positive Behaviors, Say MU Researchers

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Contemplating death doesn’t necessarily lead to morose despondency, fear, aggression or other negative behaviors, as previous research has suggested. Following a review of dozens of studies, University of Missouri researchers found that thoughts of mortality can lead … Continue reading

March 29, 2012
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Islam and Anthropology

UD anthropology course examines ‘Muslim Delaware’ When Patricia Sloane-White speaks of Muslim Delaware, she’s often met with a look of disbelief from students, from members of the community, from colleagues who all ask the same question: Well, where is it? … Continue reading

November 24, 2011
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Former British Prime Minister Discusses Faith and Action

*Tony Blair visits U of T Multi-faith Centre* Former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair, founder of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, applauded the efforts of the foundation’s six Canadian Faiths Act Fellows to help eradicate malaria and address other pressing … Continue reading

October 21, 2011
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How Do Muslim Americans Use Popular Culture?

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Facing “Islamophobia” and widespread hostility, Muslim Americans have adopted cultural techniques to make their voices heard, according to Michigan State University faculty who will use a grant to conduct a yearlong study of Islam-inflected culture. MSU’s … Continue reading