There are some forms of religion that are bad, just as there's bad cooking or bad art or bad sex,… (read more)
After I left the convent, for 15 years I was worn out with religion, I wanted nothing whatever to do… (read more)
At the beginning of the twentieth century, every single leading Muslim intellectual was in love with the west, and wanted… (read more)
Every fundamentalist movement I've studied in Judaism, Christianity and Islam is convinced at some gut, visceral level that secular liberal… (read more)
Fundamentalists are not friends of democracy. And that includes your fundamentalists in the United States.
Islam is a religion of success. Unlike Christianity, which has as its main image, in the west at least, a… (read more)
It's a great event to get outside and enjoy nature. I find it very exciting no matter how many times… (read more)
Mohammed was not an apparent failure. He was a dazzling success, politically as well as spiritually, and Islam went from… (read more)