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In Compassion and Sympathy: A Christian Response to Religious Violence
Originally Posted: 09/25/2014 - 12:38pm | Type: Blog

How then ought Christ-followers respond to the religiously inspired violence perpetrated by groups like ISIS/ISIL? I believe that Christ-followers, while denouncing all forms of violence—especially religious v ...

What We Know About Muslims
Originally Posted: 11/08/2012 - 10:03am | Type: Magazine Article

Eboo Patel It's frustrating to be constantly represented by violent thugs and to be asked to explain their actions. ...

Here We Go Again?
Originally Posted: 09/24/2012 - 12:33pm | Type: Blog

If we have the courage and wisdom to learn the backstory — ours and theirs — we can begin to transcend the vicious cycles in which we are now stuck, spinning. Joe Scarborough sa ...

The Christian Response to Religious Extremism
Originally Posted: 09/24/2012 - 10:26am | Type: Blog

So it should shock us, surprise us, and sadden us, when we hear about tragedies like the shooting at the Sikh Gurudwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. For the victims of suck attacks – whether they are Sikh, Muslim, ...

Violence in the Name of Faith?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

I received a question from a reader recently that asked: You write a lot about the plight of the Palestinians. I received a question from a reader recently that asked: You write ...

What Does Violence in the Bible Tell Us About God?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href=";issue=soj1101&amp;article=is-god-violent" target="_blank"></a>I recently received a note from ...