In Conversation with Ismail Mohamed of “The Black Ducks”

“We are one world and one planet. Western societies are created, produced and manufactured by the creativity of their children who enjoy freedom after separating what is religious from what is related to life.” Continue reading

In Conversation with Sara Al Iraqiya on Leaving Islam, Global Affairs, and Society

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Sara Al Iraqiya is a USA-based 2nd generation Iraqi-American social scientist, writer, and activist. Raised under Sunni Islam and a survivor of attempted radicalization in American mosques and centers — she has both lived experience as well as academic experience with Islam. By age 20, after gaining … Continue reading

This Week in Canadian Religion 2018-05-13

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen “OTTAWA — Canada’s former religious freedom ambassador says the Trudeau government is displaying “totalitarian” tendencies with its controversial changes to the student summer jobs program. Andrew Bennett, who until 2015 was Canada’s only envoy devoted exclusively to religious freedom abroad, used the label repeatedly in an interview … Continue reading

In Conversation with Professor Tom McLeish, B.A., Ph.D.

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Professor Tom McLeish, B.A., Ph.D., is a Professsor Natural Philosophy in the Department of Physics, and works in the Center for Medieval Studies and the Humanities Research Centre at The University of York. Here we talk abotu science and faith. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: You have a book, Faith … Continue reading

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