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Project Goal: What is the role of religion in a pluralistic democracy? How can citizens observe their faith and also be members of a secular society? This student run site aggregates articles commenting on the role of religion in social, political and economic affairs in the US and around the world. Multiple perspectives are included to generate discourse and obtain a fuller understanding of the role of religion in society.
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The Trouble Within Islam by Tony Blair - Project Syndicate

The Trouble Within Islam by Tony Blair - Project Syndicate | PDS World Religions | Scoop.it
The murder of Lee Rigby on a London street last month does not signify a problem with Islam.
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What are your thoughts on former Prime Minister Tony Blair's argument there is a "problem within Islam" that is not "compatible with pluralistic, liberal, open-minded societies"?

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New Catholic Church in UAE - New Catholic Church opens its doors in the United Arab Emirates

New Catholic Church in UAE - New Catholic Church opens its doors in the United Arab Emirates | PDS World Religions | Scoop.it
June 18, 2013. (Romereports.com) A new Catholic Church has opened its doors just north of Dubai in the city of Ras Al Khaimah. The parish's name is St. Anthony. It marks the eighth Catholic Church in the seven Arab emirates.

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Bernadette Condesso's comment, June 23, 2013 12:29 PM
What explains the fact that Christianity is barred in Saudi Arabia yet permitted in the UAE?
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Christianity, Homosexuality, and “Gay Therapy” - Caffeinated Thoughts

Christianity, Homosexuality, and “Gay Therapy” - Caffeinated Thoughts | PDS World Religions | Scoop.it
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Christianity, Homosexuality, and “Gay Therapy”
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Chambers continued: “More than anything, I am sorry that so many have interpreted this religious rejection by Christians as God's rejection.
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Bernadette Condesso's comment, June 23, 2013 12:26 PM
How can Christian Americans reconcile biblical injunctions against homosexuality with principles of God's acceptance and love for all human beings? What is the role of the 14th amendment to the US Constitution n the discourse over full civil rights for all American? How can Christians reconcile beliefs with civil law?
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What Makes a Jewish Mother

What Makes a Jewish Mother | PDS World Religions | Scoop.it
A spiritual struggle for some women connected to children by birth, but not by DNA.
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Bernadette Condesso's comment, June 23, 2013 12:35 PM
"If motherhood involves giving a child your DNA and giving birth to him, and if science has allowed us to bifurcate those two roles, perhaps we have created two mothers, he said. If so, then for the child to be Jewish, both mothers must be Jews." What do you think makes a Jewish mother?