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· January, 2008

Stories about Religion from January, 2008

Bangladesh: Islamic banking and jargon

Tunisia: Obama's Religion

South Asia: Islam and Democracy

Pickled Politics takes a closer look at Islam and Democracy, particularly in South Asia.

Israel: Read At Your Own Risk

Ukraine: Charity

Vietnam: Cao Dai Temple

India: Arun Gandhi and Anti-Semiticism

India: Madrasa Reforms and Education

Madrasa Reforms in India highlights the work of Delhi-based Islamic Fiqh Academy (IFA).

Belize: Palacio Laid to Rest

Jamaica: Safe Sex?

Iran:Bahai Students are out of universities

Guatemala: Esquipulas and Rabinal, Two Symbols of Peace

Two villages in Guatemala, which were the site of brutal violence during the armed conflict, celebrate very important festivities in January - "Esquipulas" and "Rabinal". These communities have been able...

Russia: Ukok Princess

Morocco: Obama and Religion

Burkina Faso: Rites, festivals and a new book

Like anywhere else in the world, there is a season to everything in Burkina Faso: rites of passage, camel and horse racing, literature and death.

Cuba: The Church and Change?

Bahamas: Prosperity Theology

Lithuania: Vytautas Sriubikis; the Hill of Crosses

Russia: Hajj Quotas

Bahrain: State Acts as Religious Policeman

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