Scholars, scientists and faith leaders around the world are working to reduce tensions between religion and science.
Bruce Riedel, director of the Brookings Intelligence Project and senior fellow at the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence and Center for Middle East Policy. His areas of expertise include counterterrorism, Arab-Israeli issues, Persian Gulf security, and India-Pakistan relations.
While 1 in five people practice Islam internationally, a Pew Research survey in 2010 found that about half of Americans are able to correctly identify the Quran and Ramadan as associated with Islam. Another Pew survey in 2007 revealed that 58 percent of Americans say they know little or nothing about Islam’s practices, and often, what they do know […]
Abdelhak Hamiche is an associate professor at the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies at Hamad Bin Khalifa University in Doha, Qatar. He wrote an article for The Peninsula about the meaning of sports within Islam.
Ahmad S. Dallal is dean of Georgetown University in Qatar. His research interests include early modern Islamic societies, the causes of 9/11 and the relationship between Islam and science.
The International Union for Muslim Scholars is an organization that is composed of scholars who want to discuss and preserve Islamic teaching and research.
This article describes how activists in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates are encouraging expatriates to dress modestly and respect local culture.
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