Tag Archives: religious violence

Do your actions belie your faith?

A study released by the Public Religion Research Institute in Washington this week suggests that Americans bring very different standards to how they evaluate religious violence. People were asked “when people claim to be ______ and commit acts of violence … Continue reading

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Religion and Terror

Responding to the events in Norway last week, a fellow Baptist writes: Breivik viewed Christianity as a means to control, manipulate and ultimately kill. Some observed that his views of religion are similar to those of Timothy McVeigh, Osama bin … Continue reading

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Local Muslim group speaks out against extremism

ING, a locally based international organization, issued a statement yesterday that condemns the attempted bombing plot in New York, cautions Muslims against extremism, and recalls the constructive interfaith work that Muslims have engaged in. ING began in 1993, offering education … Continue reading

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