Day: June 15, 2014

Religion and Asperger’s Syndrome

According to Jonathan Kemmerer-Scovner, individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome traditionally have been seen as having a difficult relationship with religion. In an interview with Ned Spodos, a more nuanced relationship between religion and Asperger’s, for one man, is explored in some depth:

ISIS and the Sunni-Shia conflict

As militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) continue their takeover of Iraq, international spotlight is once again on the ancient Sunni-Shia conflict at the root of much of the violence. The Religion News service has a brief primer on the Sunni-Shia conflict: