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Weekly Wrap 10.10.14: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week
Originally Posted: 10/10/2014 - 5:24pm | Type: Blog

1. A Fitting Nobel for Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi “The Nobel committee has given an award to a seventeen-year-old, the youngest Peace Prize laureate ever. In one way, that is an act of faith about ...

Will Pope Francis Win the Nobel Peace Prize?
Originally Posted: 10/09/2014 - 10:02am | Type: Blog

Pope Francis is tipped to win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, according to some of the world’s leading bookmakers. Pope Francis is tipped to win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, acco ...

Year of the Woman
Originally Posted: 12/23/2013 - 11:30am | Type: Blog

With women’s issues dominating so many of the headlines in 2013, how will we continue the conversation in 2014? The year 2013 may well come to be known as the Year of the Woman. ...

The Welfare of the City
Originally Posted: 10/15/2013 - 10:51am | Type: Blog

We struggle mightily with what it means to be American when what we need to be more concerned with is what it means to be Christian no matter where we may find ourselves. " ...

Malala Yousafzai and the Tradition of Islamic Nonviolence
Originally Posted: 10/15/2013 - 8:51am | Type: Blog

Christians like myself must hear our Muslim brothers and sisters’ call for nonviolence as a result of their faith, not as a contradiction of their faith. Malala Yousafzai has capt ...

Jon Stewart to Malala Yousafzai: 'Can I Adopt You?'
Originally Posted: 10/10/2013 - 2:51pm | Type: Blog

Just as she left the world speechless when she addressed the United Nations in July, Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani advocate for women’s rights and access to education, rendered America's jes ...

New Muslim Superhero? A Wonder Woman-like Education Warrior
Originally Posted: 08/12/2013 - 10:17am | Type: Blog

Pakistan’s new animated television series, “Burka Avenger,” features a female Muslim teacher disguised in a tight black outfit with a cape and ninja-style head cover who throws heavy books and sharp pens at me ...

Inspired By Malala: What Your Story Can Do
Originally Posted: 07/24/2013 - 11:11am | Type: Blog

Malala reminded us that the world is full of vitriol and violence, hate and ignorance — that this is true for people of all faiths, all backgrounds, all political parties. That there is no corner untouched by ...