Editor's Note: This week's Wrap was guest curated by Sojourners contributor Saadia Faruqi. Read along for her top stories and notes from the week!
The elections are on everyone’s minds this week — not only from a political perspective, but a faith one, too. This Wrap looks at the effect of this presidential race on various religious groups.
Muslims are a big part of this year's election rhetoric, from ISIS to Syria and everything in between — so how do they really feel about being at the epicenter?
Syria is a burning issue on our minds this year. Here’s a video created by the Huffington Post, with children in Aleppo asking questions of both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Warning: May make you cry.
Donald Trump made waves in the faith community this week by attending a Hindu event full of stereotypical faux-pas.
A majority of white evangelicals now think a candidate’s private life doesn’t matter. That’s an interesting, and perhaps worrisome, trend.
Evangelicals aside, there are devout voting blocs who don’t have similar morality conflicts. Mormons seem to be looking at their Muslim brothers and sisters and fearing the way things are going for all religious minorities.
A surge in anti-Semitism has been noted during this election cycle, something Jews across the country are concerned about.
Speaking of elections — what does that look like, and why is it important?
Need a laugh after all this election rhetoric? A comedy club in Miami made excellent fun of both candidates and encouraged voting along the way.
Comedy is a great way to learn about other cultures. Election or not, here’s one way to battle stereotypes while having a great time.
And finally … did we all forget it’s October?