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Christians Countering Anti-Muslim Rhetoric | April 29, 2016 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

May 3, 2016
“Stereotypes lose their power because they’re replaced by true, authentic relationships,” says Rev. Josh Graves, pastor of the Nashville megachurch Otter Creek Church of Christ, describing his project of engagement between Christians and Muslims. “It’s very hard for people to care about people they don’t know. That’s just true of humans wherever you are on planet earth.” More →

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Faced With Firing, Wheaton Professor Stands By Her Gesture Of 'Solidarity'

January 13, 2016
Earlier this month, it emerged that Wheaton College had begun the process of firing Larycia Hawkins, a tenured associate professor of political science at the evangelical Christian school. Hawkins was suspended last month after she decided to wear a headscarf during the Advent season to show solidarity with Muslims during a difficult period.
Source: Faced With Firing, Wheaton Professor Stands By Her Gesture Of 'Solidarity' - WorldWide Religious News/National Public Radio

Religious voices respond to State of the Union

January 13, 2016
(RNS) In his last State of the Union address, President Obama made an impassioned case against religious bigotry and cast other key issues in moral terms. They voiced support and criticism on issues ranging from religious inclusion to same-sex marriage to Iran.

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