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A Conversation With Faith Leaders On Moral Leadership In Today's Political Climate

Religious leaders have grown increasingly alarmed by anti-Muslim rhetoric in the wake of terrorist attacks both here and abroad. Members of different faiths on moral leadership in today's political climate.


What American Muslims Do On Christmas: New Traditions Emerge

For some American Muslims, Christmas is a day to read the Quran's passages about the birth of Jesus — he's a prophet in Islam, too. For others, it's a day to trim the tree, or just relax.

The Case Against Wearing Hijab To Support Muslim Women

NPR's Ari Shapiro interviews Asra Nomani, co-founder of the Muslim Reform Movement and author of Standing Alone: An American Woman's Struggle for the Soul of Islam, about the op-ed she co-wrote with Hala Arafa in the Washington Post about why, as Muslim women, they are asking other Muslim women to not wear the hijab.

Cousin Remembers Reverend Killed In Charleston, S.C., Shooting

There have been a number of high-profile shootings this year, including several mass shootings. One of those happened in June at a historic black church in Charleston, S.C. Rev. Depayne Middleton Doctor was one of nine people killed. Her cousin, Rev. Waltrina Middleton talks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about her, and how her family has been doing since the shooting.

Brother Honors Legacy Of Relatives Lost In Chapel Hill, N.C., Shooting

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Farris Barakat, who lost relatives in the Chapel Hill, N.C., shooting. He recently visited a Syrian refugee camp to honor his brother's legacy.

'Sometimes Progress Is A Little Uncomfortable': President Obama On Identity Politics

In an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep, Obama spoke at length on the subject of identity. The question of who we are as Americans, Obama said, has been a focus since the country's founding.

Do Christians And Muslims Worship The Same God?

A Wheaton College professor was placed on leave for declaring, in a gesture of solidarity, that Christians and Muslims "worship the same God." But do they? The answer may depend on whom you ask.

Interfaith Round-Table: A Conversation On Theology

Jonathan Brown of Georgetown University, Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberties Commission and Karen Danielson of the Muslim American Society talk to NPR's Michel Martin.

After A Church Visit, One Muslim Seeks A New Kind Of Attention To His Faith

A Muslim man posted a now-viral picture of himself praying at a Mormon church. He and the friend who extended the invitation share how they are bridging religious boundaries during this divisive time.

Are You An Evangelical? Are You Sure?

"Evangelical" is one of the most poorly defined terms in the U.S. political conversation.