Posts Tagged ‘ Islam ’

Talking Terry Jones back from the brink

October 1, 2010
By tomsander

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Interesting account in the Washington Post by Jim Wallis about behind-the-scenes efforts to convince Terry Jones (of the “Dove World Outreach Center” in Gainesville, FL) not to burn the Quran on 9-11.

The storm around the imam, his wife and their proposed community center was already bad enough when, on Thursday,…
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Posted in CNN, Cordoba House, Ground Zero, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, Islam, Jim Wallis, Muslims, Muslims in America, Quran, Terry Jones, book burning, mosque, tolerance | No Comments »

Prayer benefits us regardless of religion

May 17, 2010
By tomsander

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Kathleen Parker, of the Washington Post, discusses the recent controversy surrounding Rev. Franklin Graham’s religiously intolerant comments concerning one of the five main Hindu gods, delivered on the National Day of Prayer: ”No elephant with 100 arms can do anything for me…None of their 9,000 gods is going to lead…
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Posted in American Grace, Barbara Bradley Hagerty, David Campbell, Deseret News, Fingerprints of God, Franklin Graham, Hinduism, Islam, Kathleen Parker, National Day of Prayer, Robert Putnam, Washington Post, harvard, intolerance, notre dame, prayer | No Comments »