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The role of mass media & information technology in Islamic education

The role of mass media & information technology in Islamic education The extremely important function of transmitting religious beliefs and cultural values to younger generation was performed by parents, the elderly members of the family, and by the educational institutes before the advent of technology. On the other hand, in this age of technology, cultural values, ideologies of life, and ... Read More »

U.S. Department of Education Takes Actions to Address Religious Discrimination

U.S. Department of Education Takes Actions to Address Religious Discrimination As part of ongoing efforts to encourage respect for students of all faiths and beliefs, the U.S. Department of Education today shared a series of actions that confront discrimination and promote inclusive school environments. The steps include a new website on religious discrimination, an updated civil rights complaint form, an ... 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’s Hui Muslims fearful Chinese New Year education ban a sign of curbs to come

China’s Hui Muslims fearful Chinese New Year education ban a sign of curbs to come Their big fear is the Chinese government may be bringing in measures in this northwestern province of Gansu that are similar to some of those used in the crackdown on Uighur Muslims in the giant Xinjiang region further to the west. Well-integrated into society and ... Read More »

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 »