The Mughal Empire and Islam: Study of Religion

The history of the Mughals empire is often dismissed as a series of dynastic coups and revolts, but the historical record shows a far more complex history.The first Muslim rulers of the Islamic period were the Muhajirs (literally, “people of the book”), who ruled the empire from 1456 to 1459.These rulers ruled for two decades, […]

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How religion shapes politics in Canada

The study was based on data collected by the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG), a Canadian think-tank.It examined what people in five countries think about religious and political matters.It found that while religion is often viewed as a source of national unity, the views of people in each country are often highly polarized.“The results […]

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The church’s answer to ‘religious liberty’ law

The Vatican has responded to the Trump administration’s decision to repeal a ban on LGBT people serving in the armed forces by offering an alternative: religious freedom.In a letter to the president, Pope Francis said that religious freedom, the “liberation of conscience and religious liberty” are two sides of the same coin and that there […]

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