Few books about religious history generate as much publicity as Reza Aslan’s Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. An immediate bestseller, it kindled a wildfire of controversy after Fox news host Lauren Green questioned why a Muslim would write a book about Jesus.
A 47-year-old Bosnian man is making a 3,600 miles pilgrimage from Bosnia to Mecca on foot.
As the Iraq war ends, observers say the United States will be dealing with the legacy of that conflict for years to come.
If you see Craig Thompson's new book, Habibi, you will think it is a sacred book. It is bound is what looks like hardened brown leather and its spine and cover are gilded with ancient trims.
The Armenian Genocide began in the late 19th century and continued on through the first two decades of the the 20th
While America's airwaves, television screens and front pages have been duly preoccupied with massive street demonstrations and revolutions in the Middle East, the American people have been busy with their own protests.
It was exactly 10 years ago today -- just under one month after the 9/11 attacks, that the Long War began.
Iran. In one word it elicits the highs and lows of reactions. It is a complex country with a complex people and it has been a mainstay of American news for a good 32 years.
America is a melting pot -- a coming together of different peoples from different countries, religions, ethnicities and ideologies. It began with immigration and it moves forward with it. But it's never been easy being different in America.
In utter contrast to his son, Obama senior was a man whose public image was politically incorrect and rebellious -- he said and did as he wished, often without regard for his safety or his future.