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Jan 20, 2016 08:50 AM ET
The Gambia has declared itself an Islamic republic, not to be confused with an Islamic State. What's the difference?
Jan 19, 2016 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Beauty and the Beast and other fairy tales really are tales as old as time, or at least pretty close.
Jan 6, 2016 04:45 AM ET
Throughout the world, Islamic scholars issue fatwas to Muslims looking for interpretations of the Quran. But what exactly is a fatwa?
Dec 30, 2015 03:59 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Eve was not made from one of Adam's ribs, but was instead created using a bone in his penis, a Biblical scholar has claimed causing much controversy. Continue reading →
Dec 29, 2015 10:33 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The ram was often used as a symbol of Jesus, and could have been part of a church. Continue reading →
Dec 21, 2015 11:55 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Burials were found in a 400-year-old cemetery where sickles were placed around the throats of the deceased possibly to ward off demons.
Dec 10, 2015 11:52 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The temple has a 213-foot-tall central tower that is surrounded by four smaller towers and a series of enclosure walls.
Dec 9, 2015 08:45 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The find at a U.K. churchyard shows how ancient Egyptian imagery influenced early Christians.
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