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The Canonization of Mother Teresa

December 13, 2016 by

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For this assignment I chose to write about Mother Teresa. Mother Teresa, or, Saint Teresa, as she is called now, is best known for her missionary work in Calcutta, India. On September 4th, 2016, Mother Teresa was canonized as a saint in the Catholic church. To become canonized, there is a process you must go […]

Islamophobia being seen into the Burqa and Burkini

December 13, 2016 by

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While Islamophobia has been seen all over the world through personal experiences and the media, I have noticed the tendency for a great deal of people to glaze over the issue. Typically reading the news is frustrating to me. The ten articles I analyzed were no exception with the broad spectrum of opinions and critique I saw. Problems […]

Do we make our own religious war with the help of social media?

December 13, 2016 by

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“I was kind of scared with everything going on in the media. I’m a Muslim, it’s not what media portrays me to be,” said Abdul Razak Ali Artan’s also now identified as the culprit in one of the most recent cases of violence that has made mainstream media and caught many viewers eyes, which with […]

The Treatment of Women in Jewish Culture

December 13, 2016 by

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Here in American culture, we are taught at a young age to always respect women. Traditionally, their roles primarily consisted of staying home and raising the kids while the husbands worked to support their families. Women received little respect in society and were not taken seriously, especially in the workforce. In modern times, however, more […]

The World Around Us

December 13, 2016 by

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Introduction Ever since the events of September 11, the United States has seen a rise of Islamophobia and with the recent events revolving around the elections and now, with our president-elect, there has been a significant rise in Islamophobia. We are not only seeing verbal threats or hate speech but actual violent acts being carried […]

Rise of “Nones” among Young Adults

December 13, 2016 by

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A little over 1/3 of Americans are not religiously affiliated and are identified under the category “nones”. Nones varies from individuals who self-identifies themselves as either atheist, agnostic, or “nothing in particular”. Overall, most who are unaffiliated are a growing number of young adults than older generations. The numbers are shocking. Between sixty and seventy […]

Donald Trump and Islam

December 13, 2016 by

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One of the greatest benefits of living in America is our freedom. We have the freedom to vote, freedom of speech, and freedom of religion just to name a few. Freedom of religion has always been a thing that people take for granted. Every day all over the world, people are being persecuted for their […]