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There is nothing “usual” about the attack on a mosque in Egypt.

In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring I first learned of this news while reading a tweet from writer and activist Mona Eltahawy. A private hospital in Egypt has been shut down after a 17-year-old […]

In the Name of God, the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful After voraciously taking in Reza Aslan’s book, Zealot, about the life and times of Jesus Christ, I decided to read his bestselling book about Islam, No god but God. Towards […]

In the Name of the Infinitely Good and Merciful Lord Our God I am an American, whose ancestry hails from Egypt. I have quite a bit of family that still lives there. Both my and my wife’s parents frequently go […]

In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful The sectarian violence that has gripped the land of my ancestors, Egypt, has been truly sickening to watch. The attacks on Christians and Christian churches in the past weeks are horrific, […]