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Egypt’s Grand Mufti comes out against the killing of apostates

July 26, 2007


By OMAR SINAN, Associated Press Writer One of Egypt’s most senior Muslim clerics has raised controversy by saying there is no worldly retribution for Muslims who abandon their religion, prompting an outcry from conservatives insisting Islamic law requires such apostates be killed. The editorial in The Washington Post came from Egypt’s Grand Mufti, Ali Gomaa, […]

America was built on diversity. The same is true of Islam.

July 26, 2007


By Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf and Daisy Khan Newsweek, July 30, 2007 INTERNATIONAL section; Guest Column; Pg. 32 U.S. Edition It’s strange that the United States and the Muslim world so often seem to be in conflict. The more you know about America’s basic ideals and those of classical Islam, the more similarities you see. […]