Islam

Islamic Group Denounces Planned Temecula Mosque Protest

July 28, 2010

Author: Phil Willon

Source: The Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mosque-protest-20100728,0,2461694.story

A loosely organized protest planned this week over a proposed new mosque in Temecula whose organizers urged demonstrators to bring their dogs was sharply denounced by a Southern California Islamic organization Tuesday.

Organizers of the rally, to be held outside the Islamic Center...

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Tennessee Politician's Remarks On Islam Raise Uproar

July 28, 2010

Author: Michael Cass

Source: USA Today/The Tennessean

http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2010-07-28-islam-remarks-furor_N.htm

Comments by Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron 
Ramsey suggesting that Islam might be a cult and 
that Muslims might not qualify for constitutionally 
guaranteed religious freedoms drew criticism from 
Islamic groups Tuesday and an eruption of national...

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2006 Jul 06

Pluralism Project Hosts State Department Delegation from Bangladesh and India

(All day)

Location: 

2 Arrow St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
On Thursday, July 6, 2006, the Pluralism Project hosted a delegation from India and Bangladesh as part of the U.S. Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program. The participants included religious leaders such as imams and principals of madrassahs, as well as teachers and community leaders who are interested in questions of religious pluralism, Islam in America, and the study of religion. The guests were particularly interested in how religious pluralism in India compares to religious pluralism in America. The delegation was in the U.S. from June 17 - July 8. [flickr_set id... Read more about Pluralism Project Hosts State Department Delegation from Bangladesh and India
2006 May 08

The Pluralism Project Hosts State Department Visitors From Jordan and Egypt

(All day)

Location: 

Cambridge, MA, USA
[flickr_set id=72157655810682974] On May 8, 2006 the Pluralism Project hosted a State Department visit with guests from Jordan and Egypt, many of whom were imams. Their study-tour was on the topic "Islam: Scholarship and Practice in the United States." The visit was born out of an initiative in interfaith dialogue that was started by Father Nabil Haddad, executive director of the Jordanian Interfaith Coexistence Research Center in Amman, Jordan. The purpose of the tour, which included Boston, Washington DC, Detroit and Dearborn, Michigan, was to explore the role of religion and Islam in... Read more about The Pluralism Project Hosts State Department Visitors From Jordan and Egypt

Religious Leaders And the EU Take Tentative First Steps

July 23, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Reuters

http://blogs.reuters.com/global/2010/07/23/religious-leaders-and-the-eu-take-tentative-first-steps/

Top European Union officials held talks this week with religious leaders, part of a policy of holding consultations with religious groups that was enshrined in the EU’s Lisbon reform treaty, which came into force last December. But not everyone...

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Religious Leaders And the EU Take Tentative First Steps

July 23, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Reuters

http://blogs.reuters.com/global/2010/07/23/religious-leaders-and-the-eu-take-tentative-first-steps/

Top European Union officials held talks this week with religious leaders, part of a policy of holding consultations with religious groups that was enshrined in the EU’s Lisbon reform treaty, which came into force last December. But not everyone...

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