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ROD DREHER ASKS TOUGH QUESTIONS…

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…and “representatives” of the local Muslim community don’t like it. Read Rod’s recounting of a meeting of the Muslims and the DMN editorial board. Then today’s update.

The, er, dialogue is a good example of the problem with Islam’s confrontation with modernity. If one holds a received text as sacred, backing down from it or explaining away a difficult line is hard to do. On the other hand, having it jammed up your nose is hard to take. Muslims will have to thread their way through this, much as most of Christianity has learned to do by moving away from a literalist reading of the Bible.

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