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What Is Ramadan? Why Do Muslims Fast?

Editor’s note: Mohammad Hassan Khalil, associate professor of religious studies and director of the Muslim Studies Program at Michigan State University, answers six questions about the significance of the Musli...

Immigration Done Right? It Brings Peace & Prosperity

For the last several years, the United States has been gripped in a sharp debate over the flow of immigrants into our country. It is easy to get demoralized about the inability to reach a consensus, but understanding the complexity of the challenge could help ...

Is Sharia Law a Threat to You and Your Family?

What is Sharia Law? Many Muslims don't even know. And then there are the radio talk-show hosts and politicians who also don't know but fan the winds of hate and fear anyway. To find out what Shari Law ...

How the Religious Right Is Shaping U.S. Politics

Opinion by Kalpana Jain, The Conversation In 2017 an evangelical perspective influenced many political decisions, as President Donald Trump embraced the key constituency that voted overwhelmingly in his favor. As recently as Dec. 6, President...

Does Fres-know Islam?

What do you know about Muslims?  Take the QUIZ above and find out what your peers said. People all over Fresno answer true or false questions about Islam only to be surprised by the answers. We cover topics from jeans to jihad. Be sure to follow GV Wire to be ...