Islam

Shadi Hamid on “Church of Woke”

Here’s my interview with Brookings Institution senior fellow and Atlantic contributor Shadi Hamid about protests, riots and national conversation on…

Muslims and Evangelicals form Joint Working Group to Counter Extremism

On April 20, members of the world’s largest Muslim organization and one of the world’s largest Christian organizations announced the creation of a joint working group to counter two threats to religious freedom and to society more broadly: religious extremism and secular extremism.

Lebanese Christians and Their Role in the Middle East: A Conversation with Habib C. Malik
Lebanese Christians and Their Role in the Middle East: A Conversation with Habib C. Malik

In a conversation with Philos Project President Robert Nicholson, Habib C. Malik discussed what makes Lebanese Christians unique, the country’s role in the Middle East, US foreign policy oversights, Christian engagement with Islam, and advice he would give to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

New Christian-Muslim Political Alliances?
New Christian-Muslim Political Alliances?

Christian and Muslim politicians and leaders reaching out to each other is one of the more hopeful signs in our increasingly divided world.

The Middle East Still Matters, So We Must Engage
The Middle East Still Matters, So We Must Engage

As American Christians, what is our relationship with the Middle East, and why does it matter to us? How does our relationship contrast to the superficial and shortsighted way governments engage the region?

Render unto thy Neighbor what is thy Neighbor’s: The Neighborly Faith Conference at Wheaton College
Render unto Thy Neighbor What Is Thy Neighbor’s: The Neighborly Faith Conference at Wheaton College

It could be easy to be cynical about Neighborly Faith and the organization’s interfaith conference that took place on November 1 and 2 at Wheaton College.

More Than a Game: Religious Persecution Endangers Egypt’s Future

Last spring, in the 53rd minute of a hotly contested soccer match between two of the most famous soccer clubs…

Authoritarians Won't Save the Middle East's Religious Minorities
Authoritarians Won’t Save the Middle East’s Religious Minorities

In every major Muslim country, governments use, abuse, and instrumentalize religion, but they don’t merely use it; they feature it…

Islam is Different—and That’s Okay
Islam is Different—and That’s Okay

Some people did not like my recent piece on Ilhan Omar’s run-in with the State of Israel, in which I…