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Religion in U.S. Foreign Policy: Implications for Asia
May 17, 2016
Religion in U.S. Foreign Policy: Implications for Asia
Insights from Robert W. Hefner
Religion in U.S. Foreign Policy: Implications for Asia
Banding for Blasphemy: Mumtaz Qadri and Pakistan's Barelvis
April 06, 2016
Banding for Blasphemy: Mumtaz Qadri and Pakistan's Barelvis
The Barelvis are generally seen as moderate Muslims, but Mumtaz Qadri's execution might change that.
Banding for Blasphemy: Mumtaz Qadri and Pakistan's Barelvis
The Quran, As Seen by the Muslims
March 29, 2016
The Quran, As Seen by the Muslims
Discovering how most Muslims see their holy book means treading between the two extremes of radical Islam and liberal Western scholarship.
The Quran, As Seen by the Muslims
How South Asia Will Save Global Islam
January 08, 2016
How South Asia Will Save Global Islam
The South Asian traditions of Islam offer a compelling alternative to the religion's practice in the Middle East.
How South Asia Will Save Global Islam
The Oracles of Malabar
August 14, 2015
The Oracles of Malabar
Theyyam is a vibrant folk religion from Kerala, India.
The Oracles of Malabar
'Not Indian Enough': Bobby Jindal, Heritage, and Politics
July 01, 2015
'Not Indian Enough': Bobby Jindal, Heritage, and Politics
U.S. politicians Bobby Jindal and Nikki Haley offer two different models for immigrant assimilation.
'Not Indian Enough': Bobby Jindal, Heritage, and Politics
Tajikistan Considers Ban on Arabic Names
May 09, 2015
Tajikistan Considers Ban on Arabic Names
Things could get awkward with a president whose name is derived from that of the fourth caliph, Imam Ali.
Tajikistan Considers Ban on Arabic Names
India's Growing Muslim Population: A Political Challenge?
May 01, 2015
India's Growing Muslim Population: A Political Challenge?
India’s Muslim community will become the world’s biggest by midcentury, according to a new study.
India's Growing Muslim Population: A Political Challenge?
Reductio Ad Hitlerum: Who Does the Swastika Belong To?
April 30, 2015
Reductio Ad Hitlerum: Who Does the Swastika Belong To?
George Washington University is showing us why the West needs to come to terms with the eastern origins of the Swastika.
Reductio Ad Hitlerum: Who Does the Swastika Belong To?
Exploring the Indus Valley's Secrets
April 18, 2015
Exploring the Indus Valley's Secrets
The oldest archaeologically attested civilization in South Asia continues to charm the world.
Exploring the Indus Valley's Secrets
Tajikistan: No Hajj, No Hijab, and Shave Your Beard
April 17, 2015
Tajikistan: No Hajj, No Hijab, and Shave Your Beard
In a Muslim-majority country, state control of religious expression tightens.
Tajikistan: No Hajj, No Hijab, and Shave Your Beard
1.5 Billion Muslims May Live in Asia in 2050
April 04, 2015
1.5 Billion Muslims May Live in Asia in 2050
How will Asia's religious landscape evolve over the 21st century? A new study offers insight into this question.
1.5 Billion Muslims May Live in Asia in 2050
Spring: The Season of Festivals in South Asia
March 21, 2015
Spring: The Season of Festivals in South Asia
South and Central Asia have a rich tradition of springtime celebrations.
Spring: The Season of Festivals in South Asia
Can Atheistic China Play Conflict Mediator in ‘God’s Century’?
February 26, 2015
Can Atheistic China Play Conflict Mediator in ‘God’s Century’?
As China becomes more involved in international conflicts, it will need to understand the role of religion.
Can Atheistic China Play Conflict Mediator in ‘God’s Century’?
The Rise of Apostasy and Blasphemy Laws
July 18, 2014
The Rise of Apostasy and Blasphemy Laws
Dr. Paul Marshall on the rise of apostasy and blasphemy laws, and the threat they represent to religious freedom.
The Rise of Apostasy and Blasphemy Laws
Is Communist China Christianity’s Future?
April 26, 2014
Is Communist China Christianity’s Future?
New estimates predict China will soon be home to the world’s largest Christian community.
Is Communist China Christianity’s Future?
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