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Scripture Made Me Do It: On Images of Mohammad and Scholarly Offence

by Matt Sheedy A recent article from CNN on the shootings in Garland, Texas outside an event sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative on May 3, 2015, provides a useful example of some of the pitfalls that often occur … Continue reading

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Charlie Hebdo, “Free Speech,” and Critique

by Matt Sheedy It should go without saying that the massacre of journalists and police officers in Paris this past Wednesday is abhorrent, that the perpetrators should be brought to justice, and that measures should be taken to reduce the … Continue reading

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