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Islam: Can religion be evil?

Religion is not evil; practitioners of religion can be evil. Recent events around the world have caused people great distress, but some are directing their fear and hate on the wrong thing: Islam. After the attack on Charlie Hebdo, along with the continued appearance of ISIS in the news, people are ...

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Western Muslims, troubled, rally against extremism

LORI HINNANT, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — In tweets, in street gatherings and in open letters, moderate Muslims around the world are insisting that Islamic State extremists don’t speak for their religion. Many are also frustrated that anyone might think they do, and a backlash has already begun. The videotaped ...

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Everything you need to know about the turmoil caused by ISIS

ISIS, also known as ISIL or Islamic State, is a jihadist (Islamic militant) group that was formed last April. Stemming from al-Qaeda, ISIS has become one of the most dangerous militant groups in the world. ISIS has gained members from Germany, France, the Arab world and the United States. Ignoring ...

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40 years teaching religious diversity

» By Linda Sapp –lsapp@my.apsu.edu We all know life is an empty equation without learning and experiences. Philosophy professor Albert Randall, who earned the APSU National Alumni Association’s Distinguished Professor Award in 2011, attempts to teach students using both. Randall was recognized for teaching at APSU for 40 years, and ...

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