Tag Archives: religion

Global Focus: Religion

Religion and culture are deeply entwined. Wherever there are people, there is some form of religious faith.

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In Charts: Religion

A collection of charts, maps and graphs exploring global religion.

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Asia Got Religion

Religion is proving an increasingly divisive factor in the politics of Asian nations.

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A Hindu’s Reflections on Desire and the Human Condition

The beguiling world of kama, presented around the Western world’s Christmastime.

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Party Vs. Faith: China Drafts Restrictions for All Religions

UN and U.S. criticism put pressure on the Islamic world to speak out against China’s actions to rein in Islam at home.

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The Challenges of Being a Muslim

How does one lead a righteous life, while living tensely?

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The Pope in Egypt: Tiptoeing Through a Minefield

Pope Francis is shining a spotlight on complex battles for the soul of Islam as well as the survival of autocracy in the Middle East and North Africa.

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Women’s Gyms Lay Bare Limits of Saudi Reforms

Saudi women will continue to suffer a decline in physical and mental health, beyond their lack of social, economic and political status.

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A Rare Saudi-Iranian Détente: No Soccer, Please!

When sports loses its conflict-transcending character: Saudi and Iranian religious scholars agree that football poses a threat.

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Fighting Terrorists? Needed: More Effective Battle of Ideas

There are different kinds of terrorists. Understanding the variations could help stop them.

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