Muslims in the Middle East are fighting wars of religion. Like the carnage between Protestants and Catholics that haunted Northern Ireland during the last third of the 20th century, there is little an
Religion & Violence
I have been very challenged by recent events on the news: atrocities in Afghanistan, escalating tension in the Middle East and military crack downs in Syria. These things seem of such magnitude that I
Why should a people set out for suicide attack? Why should a people kill in the name of religion? What could have enraged the Al-Qaeda to embark on these terrorist attacks? What does 9/11 portend for
I will never forget the experience I have had with a young man and how he was brainwashed by the element of extremism and became a different person altogether...
Nigeria, one of the world's most religiously committed nations, is divided between a Muslim north and a Christian south. Muslims and Christians, who constitute 55 and 40 percent of Nigeria's 140 milli
Who is your enemy? People who are different from you? People who you presume to be different from you? Maybe a better question is: what is your enemy? And another question: how do you respond to your
Exploring the question of whether violence is an inherent aspect of religion or is caused by various complex reasons sounds inevitable in studying the relationship between religion and violence...
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