Religion News on the Web
Selected religion-related news from around the Web
September 24, 2011
- The Economist
The Economist: The war over statehood
To judge by the vehemence of the arguments, the issue could be a matter of war or peace. “A UN vote on Palestinian membership would be ruinous,” says the New York Times.
September 18, 2011
Newsweek: The new faces of Islam
When 20-year-old Hind Sahli, a brown-skinned young woman with dark shoulder-length hair, was growing up in Casablanca, she used to watch television shows like America’s Next Top Model and daydream about being on a fashion runway.
August 10, 2011
- The Korean Herald
Korean Herald: Korea’s mark on an expectation-defying Iran
For Koreans, Iran is quite an interesting country where
Korean-made electronics goods and automotive products have carved out a
significant market share and Korean dramas have gained enormous
June 14, 2011
- Irish Times
Irish Times: Attention needs to be paid to spiritual needs
A lack of respect, dignity, compassion and failure to look beyond the
clinical condition is evident in nursing today, according to a senior
lecturer in nursing who spoke at a conference in Dublin at the weekend.
April 29, 2011
- Religion News Service
RNS: Feminist pioneer challenges Orthodox patriarchy
Tova Hartman opens the door to her apartment with a warm smile,
speaking softly and casually dressed. With her down-to-earth femininity,
she doesn't exactly look like a rabble-rouser within Orthodox Judaism.
March 24, 2011
- The Independent
The Independent: Does God belong in the classroom?
As many as 100 parents braved gale-force winds on a Sunday to find out
more about the new primary school opening on their doorstep. It was a
testament to the appeal of the new school – the first state-sponsored
Hindu school to be proposed under Education Secretary Michael Gove's
flagship "free" school policy.
March 21, 2011
- The Toronto Star
Toronto Star: Opinion: Women shape change in Muslim world
a widely circulated article published last month under the title, “The
rightful place of gender equality within Islam,” international human
rights consultant Janine Moussa commented on the current turmoil in the