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What a Billion Muslims Really Think, Reflections from a Mountaintop, and More
January 02, 2009
A quantative look into the minds of one billion Muslims around the world, finding God along the trails of the Himalayas, stamping out religious intolerance, and the hidden life of Dorothy Day.
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Inside the Minds of One Billion Muslims January 02, 2009
After 9/11, Washington policy makers seemed utterly in the dark about Muslims' reactions to the attacks.  Did they support terrorism? Did they truly hate America?  And indeed, what were their fears, values and hopes in general?  Dalia Mogahed, of the Gallup poll, decided to find out, leading the most comprehensive survey of Muslims worldwide ever conducted.

Dalia Mogahed, Executive Director of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies, co-author of Who Speaks for Islam? What a Billion Muslims Really Think
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Commentary: Finding God in the Himalayas January 02, 2009
Some 18 years ago, writer Karen Anderson took a trip to the highest mountains on earth to discover the essence of Hinduism and Buddhism. What she learned about God wasn’t in the temples but on the steep, rocky trail.

Karen Anderson, a writer based in Traverse City, Mich.
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Confronting Religious Bias January 02, 2009
Stamping out religious intolerance is a tall order, but don't tell that to NCBI. The DC-based nonprofit holds 6-hour workshops in colleges, government offices, police stations and factories-- wherever religious bigotry can become a major problem. Katie Jones and Laura Kwerel dropped by one of these all-day sessions to find out if attitudes can really begin to change in one afternoon.

Cherie Brown, Executive Director of the National Coalition Building Institute
Dr. Renee Scales, Director of Multicultural Research, George Mason University

Produced by Laura Kwerel and Katie Jones
Marquette University Archives
The Hidden, Inner Life of Dorothy Day January 02, 2009
Dorothy Day believed that peacemaking begins with our response to the person next to us—especially the homeless, the hungry, the forsaken and the unwanted. Robert Ellsberg, editor of her newly-released diaries, offers a rare window into the mind of this beloved Catholic icon.

Robert Ellsberg, editor of The Duty of Delight: The Diaries of Dorothy Day