Posts By: Henry Millstein

Beyond Curry and Caliphs: How Advocacy in Education Has Shaped Hindu‐Muslim Relations in the United States

By Henry Millstein, PhD., Content Manager and Analyst. This opinion appeared in the online journal The Muslim World. Since the late 1980s, education advocates have pushed for more multicultural representation in instructional materials. The multicultural education movement emphasized a pedagogical paradigm that shifted away from tolerance towards acceptance, respect, and solidarity emerging from multiple perspectives.[1]...

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Race in America: The Covington Affair and American Reactions

By Hank Millstein, Content Manager. This opinion appeared at the ING blog. An incident involving white students from a Catholic high school in Kentucky, members of a small African-American sect, and Native Americans has blown up into a full-fledged uproar that opens a window into the state of race relations in the US. As an...

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In Defense of Traveling Hopefully

By Hank Millstein, Content Manager and Programs Analyst. This opinion appeared at the ING blog. “To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive,” wrote Robert Louis Stevenson, and I in part believe him. Only in part, of course; I’m a Christian, and so believe that at the end of all our traveling is...

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A Christian’s Reflection on Terror in the Name of Islam

by Henry Millstein, PhD, Content Manager & Programs Analyst​. This opinion appeared at the ING blog. The Crusades. The Inquisition. The wars of religion. The persecution and oppression of Jews. The burning of “witches.” Even the Holocaust—for though the Nazis did not claim to be motivated by Christian faith, the genocide they perpetrated would have...

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“We Belong to Each Other”: Catholics and Muslims in Today’s America

By Henry Millstein, PhD., Content Manager and Analyst. This opinion appeared at the ING blog. This Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, hit home to me with special force. I found myself at a gathering of some 400 Muslims and Catholics coming together to celebrate their commonalities and pledge to cooperate in protecting civil liberties...

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Bacha Khan and the Taliban: Two Radically Different Visions of Islam

Henry Millstein, PhD., Content Manager and Analyst. This opinion appeared at the ING blog. As reported in the Washington Post this week (1/20/16), four terrorists from a Taliban faction attacked Bacha Khan University in Peshawar, Pakistan, killing at least 20 people—mostly university students. The attackers themselves were reported to be around 20 years old. There’s a...

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