Kimberly Winston writes for Religion News Service.
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(RNS) In addition to causing more than 4,000 deaths, the April 25 earthquake in Nepal toppled, destroyed, and damaged a millennium of religious history in one minute.
Zaytuna College, a five-year-old institution in Berkeley, California, is now the first fully accredited Islamic university in America.
It was recognized in March by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, an academic organization that oversees public and private colleges and universities in the United States.
(RNS) Atheists and other nonbelievers have pitched in more than $20,000 to support the charity work of one of the three Muslim students slain in North Carolina last week, allegedly by a man who harbored anti-theist sentiments.
(RNS) Thor, Odin, and Freya are getting some new digs. A new temple is underway in Iceland, the first to honor these three Norse gods since the Vikings plowed the seas 1,000 years ago.
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