religion

A Delicate Weave: folk singers from Western India celebrate diversity in the face of intolerance

Traditions affirm notions of diversity and peaceful co-existence within a precarious yet resilient social fabric

How Al-Farabi drew on Plato to argue for censorship in Islam

The situation in the mighty Abbasid empire in which Al-Farabi lived demanded a delicate balancing of conservatism with radical adaptation.