September 28, 2010
- The Associated Press
AP: Agnostics, atheists, Jews, and Mormons score high in religion survey
A new survey of Americans' knowledge of religion found that atheists,
agnostics, Jews and Mormons outperformed Protestants and Roman
Catholics in answering questions about major religions, while many
respondents could not correctly give the most basic tenets of their own
September 27, 2010
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Americans' religious knowledge lacking
Did you know that most people in Indonesia are Muslim? That American
public school teachers can read from the Bible as an example of
literature? That only Protestants traditionally teach that salvation
comes through faith alone?
September 22, 2010
- Deseret News
Deseret News: Pew study: Religion plays key role in deciphering public opinion
While a number of Americans cite religion as the most important
influence on shaping their opinion on key social issues such as same-sex
marriage, abortion and the death penalty, religious attitudes play a
substantially lesser role when it comes to opinions on poverty,
immigration and the environment.
September 20, 2010
- The Wall Street Journal
WSJ: In one city, an Islamic Center unifies
Infuriated residents of this small southern California city made a national name for themselves when they ousted three municipal officials after revelations of six-figure salaries.
September 15, 2010
Reuters: Low support for radicalism among European Muslims
Support for radical Islamist groups is low among European Muslims and some leading groups with overseas roots are now cooperating with local governments and encouraging Muslims to vote, according to a new report.
August 20, 2010
- The Miami Herald
Miami Herald: South Florida Muslims weigh in on ground zero mosque debate
In Pembroke Pines, imam Shafayat Mohamed plans a sermon on Islam's stance against excess, citing the proposed $100 million Islamic community center near ground zero. In Miami, hotel broker Ahmed Kabani is torn between his love of Islam and his belief that the project's location is insensitive to victims of 9/11.