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  • Islam U. The troubling rhetoric of the men behind America's first Muslim university.

    12/11/2009 7:50:06 AM PST · by Tigen · 12 replies · 903+ views
    THE WEEKLY STANDARD ^ | 12-11-09 | Emily Esfahani Smith
    Zaytuna College, which plans to be the first accredited Muslim college in the United States, is set to open next fall in Berkeley, California. The college has been hailed as a victory for moderate Islam, a place to promote religious understanding by "blending traditional Islam and American culture and establishing a permanent place for the religion in American society," according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. But Zaytuna College may not be as moderate as it seems--or moderate at all. The college's founders, Hamza Yusuf Hanson and Zaid Shakir, are similarly lauded as even-keeled Muslims who, according to the Chronicle,...
  • The Party of Liberation

    04/21/2004 2:34:27 AM PDT · by Remember_Salamis · 7 replies · 94+ views ^ | April 21st, 2004 | Stephen Schwartz
    The Party of Liberation By Stephen Schwartz Tech Central Station | April 21, 2004 Isolationists, Islamist extremists, and "intellectuals" -- and other types beginning with the letter "i," who will be left unnamed in the interest of civility -- have sneered at the awkward eloquence of President George W. Bush, embodied in his press conference on the evening of April 13. "Awkward eloquence" is not an oxymoron, for those who express themselves with some difficulty, or when struggling with emotion, may yet speak more powerfully than those whose orations are brilliantly-crafted, and well-practiced. Moses, the prophet of freedom, was afflicted...