The Guilfordian

Black Theology panel gives new perspective on Faith

Black Theology panel gives new perspective on Faith

Jonah Selom, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

On Thursday, Feb. 8, Guilford community members gathered for a panel on black theology. Panelists included board member of the Renaissance Community Cooperative Casey Thomas ’10, University of North Carolina at Greensboro graduate Ayah Khalifa, vice chair of the Justice and Reconciliation Team in...

CAI training inspires acceptance on campus

CAI training inspires acceptance on campus

Abigail AbantoHollans and Yunah Kim

February 2, 2018

A table filled with stickers, posters and pamphlets supporting sanctuary greeted attendees as they entered the Communities Against Islamophobia training session. Communities Against Islamophobia was held by the American Friends Service Committee on Saturday, Jan. 27 in Founders Hall from 9:00 a.m....

Mortensen presents on speaker Reza Aslan

Mortensen presents on speaker Reza Aslan

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

January 26, 2018

A room of students, faculty, community members and members of the Friends of the Library watched Associate Professor of Religious Studies Eric Mortensen as he presented on the works, goals and controversy of Reza Aslan in the Carnegie Room on Sunday, Jan. 21. Mortensen’s presentation gave the Guilford...

Can the US trust Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi?

Molly Schneider, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014

Narendra Modi. You may know him as the new prime minister of India. But to many, he is the former Gujarat state chief minister who idly stood by as hundreds of mostly Muslim people were murdered in the Gujarat riots of 2002. Much suspicion surrounds the Indian nationalist’s handling of the situation....

Quest for purpose: a personal profile of a Muslim seeker

Quest for purpose: a personal profile of a Muslim seeker

Maxwell Taylor, Guest Writer

February 16, 2012

It is Friday afternoon at the Islamic Center of Greensboro and the parking lot is bustling as designated men moderate traffic. Footwear is discarded at the entrance. The Khutbah sermon is moments from beginning. Located on 16th Street, the Islamic Center is a cultural medley of devout Muslims hailing...