Day: November 23, 2015

Misinformation, fear, fuels backlashes against Muslims after Paris attacks

Photo of the Islamic Center of America from Wikipedia Following a string of violence directed at Muslims in North America, writer Tasbeeh Herwees new piece for GOOD magazine documents incidents ranging from arson to the rhetoric of presidential candidates and stereotypes of mosques as violent, hate-filled places. Her work, titled Let Me Tell You About My Mosque, is a first …

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“Just Pray”–but not in UK cinemas

Have you seen ‘Just Pray’, the Church of England ad that was rejected by UK cinemas? Do you agree with the decision to bar it, or do you think it’s an example of political correctness? What do you think of the ad as a form of evangelizing?

Speaking to the Soul: Mercy Endures

God is no chump. If he keeps coming back, then there must be something real about that seventy-times-seven. If he’s modeling forgiveness, then we know we’re supposed to be loving and forgiving in our relationships, too, but that’s a challenge.