Human Hand in Sacred Texts

Huff Post: Joshua Stanton. Whether our religious texts were created by God or by an unending line of thinkers who stitched their earliest forms, it is the human hand that often makes evident the sacredness within them. The word “sacred” is applied so ubiquitously that its meaning is seldom consistent, […]

HuffJummah: The Soul of Islamic Symbols

Imam Abdullah Antepli. Muslim Chaplain, Duke University HuffpostReligion Most, if not all religions, function in the world of symbolism and communicate their universal messages to their followers through these religious symbols. Rituals, sacraments, prayers, worship services, religious ceremonies and more are nothing but to invite believers to engage with very […]