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Ranking Nations by Religious Faith

China has the most people of any nation and also seems to have the highest percentage of people who claim no religious beliefs. Thailand is at the opposite end of the scale, with a reported 94 percent of its people claim ...

Category: Religion

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6 Museums To Explore Islamic Art

Art can be a bridge to another culture. Islamic art isn’t only about the religion of Islam but about the society as well. Early Islamic art of the 7th century was influenced by other cultures, such as Roman, Byzant ...

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Fasting for Faith

The Quran teaches that "the month of Ramadhan is that in which was revealed the Quran, guidance for the people. . ." The holy book then goes on to instruct that when one sights the new moon of the month, "let him fast ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Islam Religion

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Making Friends Across Religions

Pope Francis, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Rabbi Abraham Skorka, Bahia Sahib Mohinder Singh and many other prominent world faith leaders came together to issue a statement asking everyone to reach across religions to #Ma ...

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Muslim Suspended for Refusing to Serve Alcohol - Universal Life Church

A Muslim woman who works as a flight attendant was recently suspended from her job for refusing to serve alcohol to passengers. As of right now, Charee Stanley has been put on unpaid leave for one year. She has worked ...

Category: Freedom

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ISIS: It’s Just as Bad as You Think

The vast majority of people in the United States are horrified by the things going on in the Middle East right now due to ISIS. You have almost certainly heard of some of the atrocities that have been committed by them ...

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The Tyranny of Extremism

Amid the grief and outpouring of support for those murdered in Paris comes the wailing of tears from another continent, where they are also suffering unspeakable brutality from extremists armed with weapons of war and eq ...

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Islam in America

Muslims across America are in the thick of celebrating Ramadan and are coming up with ingenious solutions to reconcile American culture and religious observance. Ramadan is a month long journey for Muslims as they seek ...

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