Thursday, March 31, 2005

ISLAM: Arab and Muslim professors at US universities remain target

According to Dr. Bazizn, the firestone that engulfed the university was a determined effort by the Evangelical Christian Right which wanted to build and maintain a negative construct of Islam in America and prevent an educated alternative from emerging. And this battle ended with court going and thus giving Prof. Shells victory, able to teach “Approaching the Quran, the Early Revelation” to the incoming freshmen. The focus in this case was on Islam and how to represent it inside the classroom, an area not suited to the Evangelical Christian Right and their supporters considering the dynamics......More