Category Archives: A Common Word

‘Islam real victim of Marawi siege’

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 16 July) — Islam is among the major victims of the Marawi siege. This was the view of leaders of various sectors in Mindanao convened by the Bishops-Ulama Conference (BUC) from July 12 to 14 to “seek silver linings and rays of hope amid the Marawi crisis.” “We acknowledge that Islam is […]

PEACETALK: Addressing Religious Violent Extremism from an ideological framework: Some thoughts for consideration

Many social scientists have looked into violent extremism and many have always talked about socio-economic contexts and conditions as the push and pull factors in facilitating the rise of religious extremism. What many social scientists forget is that there is an ideological condition in this challenge, the ideology that has been called by others as […]