World Religion News is excited to present our “#InTheirOwnWords” series. We selectively mine Internet archives for the most historically defining interviews we can find with the religion founders and leaders who’ve made the most impact on people’s lives.
These interviews provide a first-hand look into the thoughts, perspectives and lives of the religious leaders and icons whom millions of people look to for religious and spiritual guidance and wisdom. If you have a suggestion for interviews you’d like to see us include, please suggest them.
The idea hit me as I was driving, through the border from Germany to France: Germany, a separate state? France, a separate state? So, what is so painful about a Palestinian state contiguous with the state...Read more →
In the summer of 2018, the Pew Research Center released a report on the state of religious persecution, restriction and harassment in the world; it was immediately coopted and misconstrued to advance certain...Read more →
“If I were the devil,” said newscaster Paul Harvey in a 1965 radio broadcast, “I’d soon have families at war with themselves, churches at war with themselves, and nations at war with themselves,...Read more →
In today’s world where many people are biased about Islam and Muslims, I want to introduce you to the sect of Islam that I belong to: the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community...Read more →
The Communist regime in China has a long history of religious suppression which began in the 1950s when Mao Zedong drove missionaries out of China, and established an officially atheist government. Recently,...Read more →
For those not raised Jewish, the High Holy Days may seem confusing or strange, something from another time and place. But according to Rabbi Ron Li-Paz, there are concepts in Judaism which all people may find...Read more →
Christian boy Trevor Noah looks to his Jewish mother as his hero. Trevor Noah is one of the most outspoken Christian celebrities. Current host of The Daily Show and famous as a comedian, Noah was raised...Read more →
Mormon football player Steve Young's new book QB: My Life Behind the Spiral details his career and faith. Steve Young is a colossus in National Football League (NFL) history. Born in Salt Lake City,...Read more →
Derrick Henry believes he is living proof that God answers. Derrick Henry, running back for the University of Alabama, won the Heisman Trophy this past Saturday. The 21-year old, 242-pound college football...Read more →