Posts Tagged ‘Islam’

Radical Islam in the U.S? Not So Much

Filed under: Terrorism — by Will Kirkland 02/7/2012 @ 7:06:55 PM
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“A feared wave of homegrown terrorism by radicalized Muslim Americans has not materialized, with plots and arrests dropping sharply over the two years since an unusual peak in 2009, according … [Keep reading >>]

Sharia Fears: Who’s Behind It?

Filed under: Religion — by Will Kirkland 07/31/2011 @ 11:48:43 AM
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Good work at the NY Times, with a front page Sunday investigative piece:  Why the multi-state drive to create fear of imposition of Islamic sharia?  Aha!  It’s not quite as … [Keep reading >>]

Science and Islam

Filed under: Religion | Science & Technology — by Joyce Cole 07/21/2011 @ 9:20:39 AM
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Good article in the Chronicle of Higher Education:
Science in Muslim societies already lags far behind the scientific achievements of the West, but what adds a fair amount of contemporary angst … [Keep reading >>]

Fear Sweeps American Muslims

Filed under: Religion — by Will Kirkland 09/6/2010 @ 4:03:27 PM
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From the front page of the NY Times:
“I am more scared than I’ve ever been — more scared than I was after Sept. 11.”
That was a refrain echoed by many … [Keep reading >>]

Dick Cavett: Real Americans Please Stand Up

Filed under: Religion — by Will Kirkland 08/21/2010 @ 11:07:41 AM
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NY Times Online – Dick Cavett
All this talk about the mosque reminds me of two things I heard growing up in Nebraska.
I had a 6th grade teacher who referred to … [Keep reading >>]

Franklin Graham Slurring The President and Islam Abetted by CNN

Filed under: Religion — by Will Kirkland 08/21/2010 @ 10:33:59 AM
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From USA today:
Rev. Franklin Graham is leading a “disinformation campaign” against President Obama by attacking Obama’s Christian faith and distorting Islam’s theology, says a leading religion professor.
After CNN’s … [Keep reading >>]

Michael Jackson, Islam and the Middle East

Filed under: Middle East | Music — by Will Kirkland 06/26/2009 @ 9:10:07 AM
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I wasn’t going to post anything about Michael Jackson’s death. I was way outside the cultural commotion he raised and thought of it as just more of the American … [Keep reading >>]

Obama To Speak from Muslim Capital

Filed under: Obama Administration — by Will Kirkland 12/4/2008 @ 1:09:58 PM
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Wow! This is what we’re talkin’ ’bout!

“President-elect Barack Obama’s aides say he is considering making a major foreign policy speech from an Islamic capital during his first 100 … [Keep reading >>]

McCain’s Spiritual Advisor

Filed under: Presidential 2008 | Religion — by Will Kirkland 05/8/2008 @ 10:19:40 PM
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“one of the truly great leaders in America, a moral compass, a spiritual guide”—

John McCain, of Reverend Rod Parsley … [Keep reading >>]

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