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Quran So Far Away

I’ve now read through the Quran, mostly using this translation. I know it’s really only considered authentic in Arabic, but I can’t read that language. Discussing Islam can be kind of awkward, especially because the amount of Islamophobia in the … Continue reading

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The Moral Majority Is Neither

I’ve recently come across a few links to a Politico article on the origins of the Religious Right, which was a quite interesting read. The main point is that, while it’s commonly said that Roe v. Wade was what inspired … Continue reading

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Better Than Ezra

The origins of most traditional religions are lost in the mists of ancient history, leaving only myths behind. Despite what biblical literalists might argue, Judaism is no exception to this. Modern scholars can’t be totally sure Moses even existed, let … Continue reading

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