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What's Right with Islam: A New Vision for Muslims and the West

What's Right with Islam: A New Vision for Muslims and the West

By Feisal Abdul Rauf

HarperOne, 2005, 336 pp.

Nearly a decade after 9/11, communications between Muslims and the West (including Muslims in the West) remain plagued by mutual suspicion and ignorance. Efforts to remedy this have been useful in generating dialogue and good ideas, but there is still a long way to go. Rauf gets to the heart of the matter in What's Right With Islam Is What's Right With America. Of Egyptian heritage and now based in New York, Rauf is well positioned to identify principles that are common both to the United States' founding documents and to the Abrahamic religions. His thesis is that the Islamic ideal

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