Christian Alsted

Bishop Christian Alsted leads the Nordic-Baltic Episcopal Area of the United Methodist Church. He also serves on the board of trustees for Baltic Methodist Theological Seminary.

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Reporting on Hate Speech

In 2010, a Florida pastor with just a few dozen followers attracted international media coverage when he announced plans to burn copies of the Quran on the anniversary of 9/11. By taking the bait, media outlets became complicit in advancing his hate-filled agenda, making Terry Jones a household name in the U.S. and far beyond. […]

Continue reading is an online active network of researchers and scholars who conduct comparative research on Islam and Muslims in the West and disseminate key information to politicians, media, and the public.

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“Why We Muslims are Angry”

Read a 2006 article by Hesham A. Hassaballa arguing that many Muslims were outraged over the cartoons controversy because of the lack of respect it conveyed towards them.

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