When I want to get in the mood for writing, I listen to music that helps energize me. But when I’m feeling the need to relax, I prefer to space out with something mellow, and The War on Drugs fits the bill. Here’s one of my favorites from their 2014 breakthrough album Lost in the [Read More...]
This week’s Friday Links were compiled by Eren and Samya. Australia Racism and sexism is creating a toxic mix for the hundreds of thousands of Muslim women living in Australia, says Dr. Mehreen Faruqi as they have become the most likely targets of those retaliating and venting their anger in the aftermath of terrorist incidents. Dr. […]
I posted about this earlier this month, but it's still appalling that Pastor Kevin Swanson said that homosexuals should be put to death, as it says in the Bible, only to add that he didn't want people to take action on that immediately...Show More Summary
(Russian Orthodox Cross) While churches in the West usually oppose any kind of war, leaders in the Russian Orthodox Church not only support Putin’s intervention in Syria but look upon it as a ‘Holy War’ to save the Middle Eastern Christians which make up 10% of the population in Syria. Here’s the story from the […]
Salaams and hello, dear MMW readers, Welcome to our new site! I’m excited to announce to you that Muslimah Media Watch has moved as of today. You can now find us here at http://www.muslimahmediawatch.org/. Our archives will stay up at our old Patheos site, but after today, all new content (as well as our archives up to this point) […]
The teaching pastor who took over for controversial author and Pastor Rob Bell at Mars HIll Bible Church in Grandville, Michigan, announced Sunday that he will soon be leaving the church and explained that "being a pastor is not really who I am."
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Singer Celine Dion says she's keeping a positive attitude despite the bleak outlook for the health of her ailing husband of 21 years, Rene Angelil.
The Carmelite Monastery of Saint Thérèse in Loretto, Pennsylvania, in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, recently received beautiful renovations to their public chapel and nun’s choir. Among the renovations which were carried out under the patronage of Saint Joseph were a new altar, altar rail, and tabernacle. Show More Summary
Of all the empty slogans tossed around this election season, “religion of peace” is one of the most mindless. Less than a week after the terrorist attacks in Paris, Hillary Clinton offered a remix of this familiar slogan: "Let’s be clear: Islam is not our adversary. Show More Summary
Mingyur Rinpoche says the best part of his time as a wandering yogi was his near death experience, which taught him to rejoice in everything. The post In exclusive first interview, Mingyur Rinpoche reveals what happened during his four years as a wandering yogi appeared first on Lion's Roar.
A coalition of about 100 African-American pastors are scheduled to meet with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday and are reportedly going to announce their support for the real estate mogul's presidential bid.
Comedian Tracy Morgan said he spoke to God while hospitalized in a coma following his highly publicized six-car accident, and he's not joking.
Pope Francis has warned that there will be "catastrophic" consequences for the planet unless global leaders agree on a plan to reduce the use of fossil fuels and tackle climate change.
In this Buddhadharma, we look at the Buddha's life story, Buddhist-Catholic dialogues at the Vatican, and how Gen X teachers are changing Buddhism. The post Inside the Winter 2015 Buddhadharma magazine appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Buddhists, says David Loy, have often been slow to open their eyes to the problem of climate change. He examines key teachings to understand why. The post Can We Awaken to the Ecological Crisis? appeared first on Lion's Roar.
In his latest and most ambitious work, "After Buddhism," Stephen Batchelor makes a sustained and serious attempt to argue for his vision of Buddhism. The post Review: Stephen Batchelor’s “After Buddhism” appeared first on Lion's Roa...
Gen X teachers from across traditions are transforming the vision and landscape of American Buddhism. The post Forum: The Road Ahead appeared first on Lion's Roar.
By Dr. Maha Hilal The U.S.-lead “War on Terror” in response to the 9/11 attacks lead to a myriad of disastrous policies that largely and indiscriminately targeted Muslims and Muslim Americans. One of the biggest stains on the American legacy in this regard is the Guantanamo Bay prison to house an exclusively Muslim male population. [Read More...]
Rory Lindsay reviews "A Historical Atlas of Tibet," "The Buddha on Wall Street," "Buddhisms: An Introduction," "The Chan Whip Anthology," and more. The post Book Briefs for Winter, 2015 appeared first on Lion's Roar.