Photo of clergymen participating in Christmas celebrations in West Bank

Thousands Mark Christmas in West Bank Town of Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, West Bank — Thousands of Christian pilgrims on Tuesday flocked to the West Bank town of Bethlehem, celebrating Christmas Eve in the traditional birthplace of Jesus. “We love this opportunity. We have 40 people and many of them are from the U.S. a...

Can Gen Z Figure Out How to End Islamophobia?

Muslims and Christians gathered last week at Fresno Pacific University to talk about Islamophobia, its causes, and what Generation Z — the generation of Americans now of college age, who are said to be the nati...

How Do Muslims View Jesus?

Christians and Muslims have had a rocky relationship over the centuries. They have often competed with each other – sometimes violently – for converts and power. Lost in their rivalry is their mutual love and a...

Habitat for Humanity Puts Affordable Housing Within Reach

Worrying about rats biting you while you sleep in your home is not what anyone would call living the American Dream. Unfortunately, that scenario is something Matthew Grundy finds all too prevalent in the Fresno community. "44,000 residents...lack safe a...

What Sharia Law Means: Five Questions Answered

Asma Afsaruddin, Indiana University What is Sharia Law? Sharia in Arabic means “the way,” and does not refer to a body of law. Sharia is more accurately understood as referring to wide-ranging moral and broad ethical principles drawn from the Quran...