For middle schoolers, a summer of interfaith dialogue
by Ahlaam Ibraahim
The Kids4Peace interfaith day camp has local teens exploring each other's religions — and learning more about their own.
Sep 5, 2016
France has “misunderstood” burkini, Australian designer says
Designer Aheda Zanetti says the burkini is meant to open choices for women who want to dress modestly or want more coverage from the sun.
Aug 25, 2016
“Muslim American” or Muslim in America?
by Eman Rahman
A writer from India talks to three Muslim Americans, to try to understand how they identify with the term.
Aug 5, 2016
Near end of Ramadan, a Quaker show of support for Seattle-area Muslims
by Alex Garland
The show of support counteracts intolerance against Muslims, expressed recently in the form of misinformation and threats to mosques.
Jul 2, 2016
Shelly Tochluk balances oneness with identity in “Living in the Tension”
by Laura Humpf
Shelly Tochluk's new book "Living in the Tension" can help yoga practitioners balance universalism with a recognition of diverse identities and experiences.
Jun 24, 2016
Hate speech at Bellevue College: Student group demands action
by Joy Okot-Okidi
There have been at least five incidents of hate speech at Bellevue College this year threatening LGBTQ and Muslim students. It's time to take action.
May 23, 2016
Global Islamophobia Awareness Day centers Muslim youth experience
by Ahlaam Ibraahim
In its second year, Seattle-born Islamophobia Awareness Day goes global, calling for better understanding of the Muslim experience and its youth.
May 12, 2016
Should Buddhism reclaim the swastika?
by Tim Gruver
Earlier this year, the Japanese government recommended replacing the swastika on maps because tourists mistook the Buddhist manji for the Nazi symbol.
May 9, 2016
Converted library is a blessing to Ethiopian faithful in Skyway
by Goorish Wibneh
The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Seattle Debrekuskuam Saint Mary Wedebre Keranio MedhaneAlem welcomes all Christians to its new location in Skyway.
May 2, 2016
Should Pope Francis have gone further with “Amoris Laetitia?”
by Katie Anastas
Many American Catholics are disappointed that the Pope's message doesn't change major institutional policies.
Apr 18, 2016
#GreaterSeattle: Sikhs seek recognition and respect
by Starla Sampaco
Despite it being the fifth largest religion in the world, Aman Kuar Mann says young American Sikhs like her are still fighting for recognition and respect.
Apr 11, 2016
Washington shaman consult spirits to treat anxiety and depression
by Cristina Acuña
I assumed the shamanic healing used to treat my mental illness back in Peru wouldn't be an option here in the Northwest. It turns out I was wrong.
Apr 6, 2016
Yes, there is such a thing as a secular Muslim
by Mohammed Kloub
Tons of Americans are nominally Christian, but don’t actually practice the religion. So why is it so hard for secular Muslims to pull off the same thing?
Mar 30, 2016
Legal Ayahuasca? Pierce County church offers Peruvian psychedelic ceremony
by Ana Sofia Knauf
Is it any surprise that the first church in the U.S. to publicly advertise ayahuasca ceremonies is right here in Washington state?
Jan 25, 2016
A true terrorist threat: Hostility towards young Muslim Americans
by Roukhya Ouedraogo
A young Muslim American breaks down how hostility towards her peers hurts everyone.
Jan 12, 2016
Passenger: Muslims protected Christians in Kenya bus attack
Gunmen with al Shabaab reportedly tried to force Muslim passengers to identify Christians in a Kenya bus attack, but the passengers refused to cooperate.
Dec 22, 2015
What the Paris attacks felt like for American Muslims
by Tariq Yusuf
When every terror attack is a setback in the struggle for acceptance.
Nov 25, 2015
Sectarian Superpowers: At war with ourselves in Syria
by Patrick Hilsman
Sunni/Shia, Arab/Kurd. How viewing the Middle East through a sectarian lens has driven the U.S. to folly.
Nov 12, 2015
Our response to hate crimes defines us as a city
by Sarah Stuteville
In response to venomous graffiti sprayed on Amor Spiritual Center in Beacon Hill, dozens gathered to demonstrate that love wins over hate.
Oct 31, 2015