NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) For years, opponents of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro vowed to take their legal fight to shut down the mosque all the way ...
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What we have brewing in Murfressboro is a classic contest between two competing faiths. While many may find the crosses an affront to Islam, the fact is we may be in for a good ol' American advertising war.
When the rights of one faith are abridged, the rights of all faiths are threatened. All faiths have the right to worship God in freedom and in peace, and with dignity.
July 19 (Reuters) - A newly constructed Muslim mosque in Tennessee, the subject of a long-running fight in the community, did not receive building i...
Cain's comments reflect a strategy among some Republican politicians to challenge Islam's place in the American religious landscape by calling into question whether it is even a legitimate religion.
Leo Tolstoy scathingly wrote of a protagonist whose life was "most ordinary and therefore most terrible." Such may also be said of the ruling put forth by Tennessee judge Robert Corlew.
We could either dismiss Terry Jones as a lunatic bigot, or we could ask the tough question of who is misguiding the pastor and people like him who seem so convinced that "Islam is of the Devil."
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