Tag Archives: Muslim Opinion of the West

“Take a Breath” (The Place of Religion in Normal Discourse)

It seems it is often true that when I engage a Muslim in discourse, the topic often morphs into a discussion of religion, and how the West does not understand Islam as a religion of peace.

While I agree that this is an important topic, and one I often emphasize myself, it is not the only topic. Today I criticized an acquaintance for suggesting that people in the West “seek to demolish Islam.” He also said, “Ask God to bring together the Muslims on the truth and make them victorious over their enemies.”
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Hear These Brave New Voices

My readers need to hear the voices of Fadila Al Jaffal, Mahaliyah and Suheir Hammad! Continue reading

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