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July 13, 2015
Could there be an ISIS without an Islam?
Speaking of catching up on things I've missed while I've been gone, I was asked my...
April 17, 2015
From the archives: are we “getting” Islam?
More forgotten content from the archive, based on a comment by Sean Faircloth: It's worth noting...
February 27, 2015
Robert Wright: Is ISIS Islamic, and does it matter?
The New Yorker published a fantastic essay this morning by Robert Wright, a journalist and author...
February 11, 2015
3 Muslim students killed by an anti-theist in Chapel Hill, NC
Three young Muslim students were killed in their homes yesterday. They were shot in the...
February 05, 2015
Jacobin: Don’t blame Islam
Jacobin, the leading outlet for socialism and the American left, has been publishing some of my...
January 01, 2015
Interfaith literacy: Omar Sarwar on religious violence
On Monday, we posted the second of three parts of an interview with Omar Sarwar. Sarwar is...
December 29, 2014
Interfaith literacy: Omar Sarwar on utilitarianism and atheism’s “old white guy” image
On Friday, we posted the first of three parts of an interview with Omar Sarwar. Sarwar...
December 05, 2014
“Serial” illustrates why prosecutors should not be allowed to invoke jurors’ prejudices
Like many others, I’ve religiously listened to Serial every Thursday for the past few months....
November 05, 2014
Disturbed Christian, devout Muslim?
Murder often functions as a cultural Rorschach test: the narratives we tell about why people...
November 03, 2014
Why is it so hard for critics to read Reza Aslan charitably?
When Reza Aslan appeared on CNN in response to a factually-loose segment of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher,[1....
October 22, 2014
Chis Stedman and Reza Aslan on experiences shared by Atheists and Muslims
In light of the recent controversy between Sam Harris and Ben Affleck on Bill Maher’s...
September 30, 2014
Prejudice doesn’t look beyond anecdotes, but we should
Our culture doesn't hold Christianity responsible when Christians murder, but it does for Islam. Our...
September 12, 2014
Religion and the causes of terror
'Lord Russell, what will you say when you die and are brought face to face...
May 02, 2013
Are we "getting" Islam?
A little more than two years ago, I invited Sean Faircloth to speak to members...
April 25, 2013
Casual Islamophobia Roundup 4/25
It's not generally that surprising to see a steady current of anti-Islam and anti-Muslim bigotry...
November 21, 2012
How research in psychology can help fight prejudice against stigmatized groups
To avoid feeling so hideously unproductive when I waste my time on the internet, I...
September 20, 2012
The Subtle Bigotry Towards "Peaceful Muslims"
Slowly, a clear sequence of events has come together. A fifteen minute trailer for the...
March 31, 2011
Muslim American heroes.
Thanks to Chris for asking me to post again! I was last seen in these...
February 01, 2011
From Ground Zero to Gays in Uganda: A Millennial Response to Modern Moral Crises
This piece can be read in full on the Huffington Post Religion; it was co-authored with Valarie...
January 26, 2011
The Religious Must Stand Up for Atheists
Today's guest post is by Joshua Stanton, a man I am lucky to call both...
January 25, 2011
Do Only Religious People Have a ‘Calling’?
Please check out my latest piece for the Huffington Post, currently featured at the top...
January 17, 2011
Now is Not the Time for the Blame Game
Today’s guest post is a submission from Nico Lang, a regular NPS contributor. An intern...
December 13, 2010
Redefining America’s Religious Tradition
Today's guest blog, the latest in our ongoing series of guest contributors, comes from Stephen...
December 06, 2010
Through Common Struggle, Hope
Today's guest post is a submission from Nico Lang, a regular NPS contributor. An intern...
November 17, 2010
Talking the ‘Hereafter’ With Atheists and Believers
Today's guest blogger is Nicholas Lang, an intern at Interfaith Youth Core and a senior at...
November 15, 2010
Why the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Needs Religion
Today's installment in our ongoing series of guest contributors comes from Ryan Linstrom, a humanist...
November 08, 2010
The Gay Divide
Today’s guest post in our ongoing series of guest contributors comes once more from Nicholas Lang,...
November 05, 2010
Tell Bill Maher About a Mohamed
Today's guest post, by my friend Frank Fredericks (Co-Founder of Religious Freedom USA and Founder...
November 01, 2010
A Place at the Table
The latest in our ongoing series of guest posts is adapted from a talk given by...
October 28, 2010
Atheism's Happy Family
The latest in our ongoing series of guest contributors is a wonderful submission by Jonathan...
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