An attempt to explain at least one factor that has played into the recent, and very unpleasant, headlines from Afghanistan:
Of course, the subject is much bigger than just deadly political nonsense.
There are, incidentally, some absolutely beautiful copies of the Qur’an in the Beauty and Belief exhibit currently at the Brigham Young University Museum of Art.
The exhibit is open to the public, and free. If you’re in the area, don’t miss it.