A professor’s visit to a historic church makes him think about using Iraq’s rich history and religious diversity to create economic opportunity.
For some women wearing a headscarf is a sign of religious devotion, but for others it feels confining.
Asma Lamrabet wants to reclaim a more egalitarian Islam from centuries of patriarchal interpretation.
In Morocco, a professor of sociology speaks out against a religious sheikh’s unfounded pronouncements on human reproduction.
The detainees include scholars, preachers and public intellectuals from across the ideological spectrum.
Since the country’s independence, the position of women has been a point of both pride and controversy.
In the wake of Coptic church bombings, educators are reflecting on what role universities, including Al-Azhar, the beacon of Sunni Islam, might have in teaching tolerance—or intolerance.
An ambassador for an Ivy League institution in Jordan talks about how Western universities seek to engage with the Arab world.