Center for Strategic Communication

Plus ça change..

[ by Charles Cameron — iconoclasm ancient & modern ] . ** Ancient: Eamonn Duffy‘s “prize-winning account of the pre-Reformation church recreates lay people’s experience of religion in fifteenth-century England. Eamon Duffy shows that late medieval Catholicism...

Mosul Museum: then the good news, perhaps

[ by Charles Cameron — second of three posts, this one more hopeful ] . Experts say footage of beheading of Christians in Libya was FAKE http://t.co/3trjmAtlsi pic.twitter.com/yEw3kVhQC0 — Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) February 21, 2015 Does ISIS really have...

Mosul Museum: first the bad news, perhaps

[ by Charles Cameron — there’s some question as to the authenticity of the footage of destruction in the Mosul Museum, hence the triple post of which this is part 1 ] . First the grief, the terrible wailings: #Iraq #Mosul #IS (Via @stevoiraq)...

Paris, the Prophet and his veiled face

[ by Charles Cameron — the role of iconography vs idolatry within Islam and Christianity ] . Karim Sadjadpour of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace tweeted an image of Muhammad today: Images of the prophet Mohammed weren't always taboo. This 16th...