May 12, 2011
- USA Today
USA Today: Jon Huntsman and Mitt Romney: Mormons of a different strain?
A new article paints potential presidential candidate Jon Huntsman as
purposefully vague about his Mormon faith. Huntsman, who has spent two
years in Taiwan as a Mormon missionary, said his faith was "tough to
define" in a piece from Melinda Henneberger at Time magazine.
April 09, 2011
- Hattiesburg American
Hattiesburg American: Muslims say talk about Islam overdue
Rosa Shareef and her husband, Alvin, are Muslim. While she confessed
that she is met with the occasional awkward stare, for the most part,
her faith has never been an issue - and she doesn't see why it needs to
March 18, 2011
- Christianity Today
Christianity Today: Poll: Growing public approval of gay marriage
A new ABC-Washington Post poll finds that, for the first time, a majority of Americans now believe that same-sex marriages should be legal. The poll finds 53 percent think “it should be legal for gay and lesbian couples to get married.” About 45 percent said it should be illegal.
March 15, 2011
- The New York Times
NYT: For elderly Muslims, few care options outside the home
Nazli Currim lived for 14 years at the intersection of tradition and frustration. After her father died, her mother moved into Ms. Currim’s home. She cared for her mother full time, even after a stroke six years before she died.
February 12, 2011
- The Irish Times
Irish Times: The future of Islamic Ireland
Ireland’s Muslim population has grown tenfold in 20 years and is still expanding. But official Ireland is failing to engage with the increasing number of ethnic and political groups.
February 07, 2011
- San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Chronicle: Opinion: Debunking the myth of a 'Eurabia'
The Pew Center on Religion & Public Life recently released a comprehensive study of Muslim populations around the world that should allay fears among many of an impending global Muslim takeover and debunk widely held beliefs about Muslims.