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Jung-kyu Kim (L), co-author of "The Great Equal Society: Confucianism, China and the 21st Century" (World Scientific Publishing Company, 2013).

Interview: Reimagining Confucian Ideals as 21st-Century 'Force for Progress'

A new book on Confucianism aims to rediscover the "non-hierarchical, non-authoritarian spirit of Confucius" for the 21st century. more
Author Reza Aslan offers a witty response to the "unprecedented" wave of anti-Muslim prejudice he saw sweeping the U.S. in 2010 at Asia Society New York.

What Reza Aslan Said About Islamophobes Before His Viral Fox News Interview

Watch a clip from Aslan's 2010 Asia Society appearance in which he boldly takes on Islamophobes and offers a witty response to the "unprecedented" wave of anti-Muslim prejudice he saw sweeping the U.S. in 2010. more
"Dakini Power" (Snow Lion/Shambhala, 2013) by Michaela Haas (R).

Interview: Michaela Haas Showcases Women Pioneers of Tibetan Buddhism

"Dakini Power" author Michaela Haas shares her perspectives on the state of women in Tibetan Buddhism today. more
An elderly woman singing along with a Christmas carol at Dhala United Methodist Church, Lahore, Pakistan in December 2011. (Nushmia Khan)

Photos: Lahore Christians Put Local Spin on Holiday Rituals

Pakistani-American multimedia journalist Nushmia Khan gets poignant images of a small, sometimes embattled religious minority. more
Ananya Vajpeyi at Asia Society New York on November 7, 2012.

Modern India: Ambedkar and 'Duhkha'

Ananya Vajpeyi explains her intention to explore the "moral imagination" of modern India's founders in her new book. more
National League for Democracy supporters cheer as they parade ahead of the parliamentary elections in Yangon, Myanmar on March 30, 2012. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Eyeing New Press Freedoms Next Door, China's Netizens Develop 'Myanmar Envy'

When Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi began her visit to the United States in September, Chinese netizens were watching closely. more

Watch: New Video Highlights Chinese Female Mosques and Imams

"The Last Call to Prayer" explores the world of female-run mosques and woman imams in China's Hui Muslim population. more
Talmud study (Zoltan Kluger/GPO/Getty Images)

The Art of Debate: Jewish Style

An examination of Jewish Debate by Micah D. Halpern, columnist and social and political commentator more
Talmud study (Zoltan Kluger/GPO/Getty Images)
The Art of Debate: Jewish Style
An examination of Jewish Debate by Micah D. Halpern, columnist and social and political commentator more
Venerable Sik Hin Hung, Acting Director at the Centre of Buddhist Studies, the University of Hong Kong, on April 13, 2012. (Asia Society Hong Kong)

Life and Buddhism: Secrets of the Heart

Venerable Sik Hin Hung offers an enlightening discussion of his personal views on Buddhism. more