Articles written by: Diane Weber Bederman

The Challenge of Modernizing Islam

  We are inundated with reams of information about Islam and Islamophobia as well as calls for Islamic reform. Christine Douglass-Williams has written an excellent book, The Challenge of Modernizing Islam: Reformers Speak Out and the Obstacles They Face, explaining...

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This is a Clash of Cultures

Yes, as a country that is so very blessed, we are obligated to care for others, especially those fleeing terror. But we have obligations, too, to our citizens to maintain our hard-won Western values. How do we in the West circle the square between those who believe that all life has equal intrinsic value, that we are to care for “the other,” and those who don’t? Do we not have obligations to answer that question before we bring thousands of people into this country who do not value our values?

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