Islam

Reza Aslan on Islamic nationalism and the challenge of jihad

Reza Aslan explained ISIS and Islamic violent extremism to a packed audience at the Indian Summer Festival Thursday.
Reza Aslan at Indian Summer Festival 2014. Photo by Tom Delamere

CNN's Reza Aslan slams Richard Dawkins and Bill Maher on roots of fundamentalist terrorism

Reza Aslan, star of upcoming CNN series on religious rituals, takes on Richard Dawkins and Bill Maher on Islamic fundamentalist terrorism.

#MyJihad: How a hashtag aims to reintroduce Muslims to Canada and US

A #MyJihad activist tells VO about a US-based movement against Islamophobia, crossing the border into Canada.

The Muslim next door: becoming local in Vancouver

How much does where we live affect who we are?

Kabul attack updates

Taliban gunmen armed with suicide vests and heavy weaponry have launched co-ordinated attacks in Kabul, targeting NATO's headquarters, the US embassy, and the Afghan intelligence agency, Al Jazeera...

Muslims, Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jews and "Other" are one for this seeker

Harold Rosen has written an extraordinary book that seeks to restore the narrative thread that runs through the world’s major religions.

Four hip hijabis talk about their relationship to the headscarf and fashion

Wearing a headscarf doesn't make you a fashion bore, these young Vancouver women say.

Tashlich, 9/11, and Pastor Terry Jones

Tashlich is the practice of casting off transgressions at the beginning of Rosh Hashanah. Each bit of bread we throw into moving water symbolizes a quality or event or behavior we do not want to...

Dejection in Vancouver over pastor's wish to burn Qur'an in Florida

“This act is just outrageous. It's direct provocation of all Muslims in the United States and across the globe," Sikandar Khan, President of BC Muslim Association, said. "The Qur’an is our most...