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Interpreting ISIL’s Muddled Meaning

Interpreting ISIL’s Muddled Meaning

The American public is horrified by the terrorist group ISIL’s beheading of journalists, systematic civilian killings, and public shootings of homosexuals in the presence of children. However, while the inherent injustice of these actions is basically agreed upon in America, the role that Islamic doctrine plays in justifying ISIL’s actions,[Read More…]

by November 19, 2014 1 comment Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
A panel discussed Islam, gender equality and democracy on Thursday.

Panel Talks Islam, Gender Equality

A panel, co-hosted by the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, debated Islam and women’s rights in a discussion focused on religion, cultural traditions, secularism, democracy and gender equality in Riggs Library on Thursday evening. Members of the panel[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News
Embracing Islam in Dahlgren Chapel

Embracing Islam in Dahlgren Chapel

I’ll admit it: I didn’t do much research about Georgetown before I got here. In fact, when I first arrived at New Student Orientation and learned about our 200-year-old Catholic-Jesuit heritage, I had two questions: What was a Jesuit? And would they try to convert me to Christianity? I use[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Tannous Addressed the Relationship Between Christianity and Islam

Princeton University professor Jack Tannous presented an unconventional view of Muslim-Christian hybridity to a group students and professors Wednesday evening. As the first lecturer in the fall 2012 Islamic Studies Lecture Series “From Late Antiquity to Early Islam,” Tannous informed and surprised his audience with his presentation titled “What Difference[Read More…]

by September 28, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Generation 9/11

Generation 9/11

The 9/11 attacks have become a part of our generation in ways that extend far beyond the days after the attacks. Reaching past the limits of New York and Washington, the atrocities on that day — coupled with the ongoing “War on Terror” that was initiated in their wake —[Read More…]

by September 9, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Can the U.S. Accept Islam?

During my Junior year of high school, I took time off from school for a few weeks to work on a congressional campaign in New York. It was an exciting time to be involved in the political process: After a rough history of race relations in the country, the United[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Opinion

French Burqa Ban Represents Islamophobia

The debate over Islam’s place in France has been at the forefront of national conversation in the past six years. The climax came 10 days ago when the French National Assembly approved a bill that severely infringes upon religious expression. Last Tuesday, the French government passed a hotly contested ban[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Opinion