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Enjoy the professional challenges of world ranked education system, combined with a lifestyle you won’t find elsewhere.

Enjoy the professional challenges of world ranked education system, combined with a lifestyle you won’t find elsewhere. Education jobs Enjoy the professional challenges of world ranked education system, combined with a lifestyle you won’t find elsewhere. Imagine a place where you can work to the highest professional standards, then in half an hour or less be relaxing on a beach, ... Read More »

Study with Hartford Seminary’s interfaith, global community from anywhere in the world.

Study with Hartford Seminary’s interfaith, global community from anywhere in the world. For years Hartford Seminary has provided quality online learning with knowledgeable faculty and an engaging, intellectual student body of diverse identities and faiths. Starting in Fall 2017, our Master of Arts in Religious Studies* program will be offered online as well as on campus, or as a combination ... Read More »

Islamophobia: Understanding Anti-Muslim Sentiment in the West

Islamophobia: Understanding Anti-Muslim Sentiment in the West A phobia, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is an exaggerated, usually inexplicable and illogical fear of a particular object, class of objects, or situation. It may be hard for the afflicted to sufficiently determine or communicate the source of this fear, but it exists. In recent years, a specific phobia has gripped Western ... Read More »

How religion may affect educational attainment: scholarly theories and historical background

How religion may affect educational attainment: scholarly theories and historical background Religion and education, two of humankind’s most ancient endeavors, have long had a close relationship. Historians and social scientists have written about this relationship and about how the two may influence each other. This chapter presents a broad overview of scholarly research into the ways religion can affect educational ... Read More »

Former inmates of China’s Muslim ‘reeducation’ camps tell of brainwashing, torture

Former inmates of China’s Muslim ‘reeducation’ camps tell of brainwashing, torture BEIJING — Kayrat Samarkand says his only “crime” was being a Muslim who had visited neighboring Kazakhstan. On that basis alone, he was detained by police, aggressively interrogated for three days, then dispatched in November to a “reeducation camp” in China’s western province of Xinjiang for three months. There, ... Read More »

Religion and Politics in South Asia

Religion and Politics in South Asia This collection explores the complex relationship between religion and politics in South Asia. 2017 marks 70 years since the Partition of India, which led to the division between the newly created, and predominantly Muslim state of Pakistan, and modern India with its large Hindu majority. The partition resulted in the largest forced migrations of ... Read More »

Muslims forced to drink alcohol and eat pork in China’s ‘re-education’ camps, former inmate claims

Muslims forced to drink alcohol and eat pork in China’s ‘re-education’ camps, former inmate claims Muslims were detained for re-education by China‘s government and made to eat pork and drink alcohol, according to a former internment camp inmate. Omir Bekali, one among perhaps a million people reportedly arrested and held in mass re-education camps, said he was detained without trial ... Read More »

China bans Muslim children from Quran classes

China bans Muslim children from Quran classes Chinese government authorities have banned Muslim children from attending religious events during winter break, in a county in western China that is mostly populated by Muslims. The notification for the ban has been posted online by the education bureau, as authorities step up their suppression of religious freedoms. School students in Linxia county ... Read More »

Rise of the Islamic university

The rise of the Islamic University Islamic universities are beginning to spring up in countries around the world with new institutions opening in the US, Italy and in some European countries. The aim is to provide higher education for immigrant Muslim communities and to tackle concerns about the spread of extremism among Muslim youth. Academics say the establishment of Islamic ... Read More »

Islamic Education and Islamization: Evolution of Themes, Continuities and New Directions

Islamic Education and Islamization: Evolution of Themes, Continuities and New Directions Drawing on a number of primary and secondary sources, the paper identifies major perspectives and debates on themes, issues, challenges, developments important in the field of Islamic education. Against the backdrop of the rise of religious discourse and politics in the public sphere, this paper (i) discusses the sources ... Read More »