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Beacon Broadside asked several of our authors for their responses to the death of Osama bin Laden, and what they feel is required of them by their respective faiths. Read more →

Link Roundup: Independence and Freedom for All

Link Roundup: Take a look at how our authors have been celebrating and promoting their freedom this week. Read more →

Eboo Patel, founder and executive director of Interfaith Youth Core, won the 2010 Louisville Grawemeyer award in religion for his autobiography, Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation Read more →

Today’s post is from Reshma Melwani, Beacon’s Foreign Rights assistant. Since joining Beacon a little over a year ago, Reshma has overseen countless translation deals; this post explores some of her more inspiring deals and their significance in today’s world. Read more →

God and Man at Dartmouth

I chuckled to myself wondering what William F. Buckley, the author of the landmark conservative tract God and Man at Yale, might have thought of this year's Baccalaureate Service at Dartmouth College. In addition to Christian hymns and Bible readings, there was a Native American prayer offered in the Yuchi language, and recitations from the Hindu and Buddhist traditions. The main speaker – yours truly – was a Muslim. Read more →