Politics and Religion in a Global Context

Religion is in the news everyday in every form and fashion it seems.
Sociologist Peter Berger admitted to having “made one big mistake” in his career. Like many other sociologists of religion in the 1960s, his error “was to believe that modernity necessarily leads to a decline in religion. . . . BUT most of the world today is as religious as it ever was and, in a good many locales, more religious than ever.”
There’s never been a more important time to study religion and now a more convenient way. King University Bible and Religion is offering a dynamic online course this Fall: Politics and Religion in a Global Context.
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Pair of Deadly Terrorist Attacks Hits Iran

This is huge–sorry to sound like Trump on this one. But Da’esh is not taking on Tehran in a big way. This is a Sunni attack on Shia at their very core.

Pair of Deadly Terrorist Attacks Hits Iran

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Here’s the Deal With the Saudi-Qatari Breakdown

Something very important happened this week in the “Sunni” Islam world. Qatar has been and continues to be a major problem. Interesting that the Sauds are “cracking down” on Qatar. Here is an excellent summary:

Here’s the Deal With the Saudi-Qatari Breakdown

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