I have been asked to shed some light on Islam as a peaceful religion. In view of the shortage of time, I can only address this subject briefly. Whenever one wishes to speak about Islam as a religion of peace, … Continue reading
The research has been conducted on the basis of theoretical reflection given to the Project by authors and partners involved1 during meetings and contributions exchanged and shared in the preliminary steps of the research concerning the evaluation results of different … Continue reading
The article focuses on the fact that Holy Quran is full with verses and phrases of love and compassion. In fact, according the authors, “the variations of the word “rahmah” (i.e. mercy and compassion) can be found around 178 times … Continue reading
This article published in 2009 argues about the needs that face the education programmes in post-conflict societies, focusing as well in the intercultural, ethnic and religious perspective. The authors introduce the principle of mutual vulnerability.
The interview offers an approach to the female genital mutilation and tries to focus on several aspects related with religion and beliefs. The author considers that the justification of female mutilation based on religion (Islam) is wrong interpretation of the … Continue reading
The article exposes that the Female Genital Mutilation is not a religious practice required by the Islamic faith. It has, however, become a "law by custom." Neither of the two main sources of Muslim law, the Koran and the Sunnah, … Continue reading
This website offers an exploration about women religion and education by the US Institute of Peace (USIP), the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, and the World Faiths Development Dialogue (WFDD). The site offers as well several interviews with experts about religion … Continue reading
The Berkley Center Knowledge Resources are designed for students, scholars, citizens and policymakers eager to know more about how religion plays out in culture, society, and politics — in the United States and around the world. The center offers a … Continue reading
Angus & The Soccer TryoutsWritten and Illustrated by Megan Reed La Canada High School – La Canada, California Megan Reed, a senior at La Canada High School, was selected as the first-place winner of the 2009 Diverse Minds Youth Writing … Continue reading
The pluralism project at Harvard University offers the resource Guidelines for Research, which contains advices, resources by religious tradition, orientation, background readings and contacts with professionals and networks working about religious education and interfaith dialogue.