The Muslim Student Union hopes to create conversation on campus about Islam.
Irshad Manji spoke about the need to reconcile her faith with her curiosity at Wallis Annenberg Hall on Thursday.
Wednesday’s event featured Hindu, Catholic, Jewish and Muslim guest speakers.
ON THE WORLD STAGE
Last Friday night on his HBO program, Real Time, Bill Maher bickered with Ben Affleck in a heated argument about the nature of Islam. Once the two — along with Sam Harris, the author of Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion — succeeded in turning the debate into a yelling match, the whole […]
Islam has been the subject of recent debate, and even Hollywood heavyweights have started to partake in the discussion. Last Friday, Gone Girl star Ben Affleck appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher alongside author Sam Harris, The New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and politician and MSNBC political analyst Michael Steele, during which Affleck […]
Sherman Jackson, a professor of religion, says politicians polarize ignorant voters who fear terrorists.
Leaders of three faiths—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—met together yesterday to discuss the different ways Abraham is discussed in each of the religious traditions at USC Hillel. The panel included Rabbi Reuven Firestone, professor of medieval Judaism at the Hebrew Union College and co-director of the USC Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement; Imam Jihad Turk, director of […]