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Thomas Jefferson’s Quran: How Islam Shaped the Founders

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Source: thedailybeast.com

By: R.B. Bernstein

What role did Islam have in shaping the Founders’ views on religion? A new book argues that to understand the debate over church and state, we need to look to their views on Muslims.
One of the nastiest aspects of modern culture wars is the controversy raging over the place of Islam and Muslims in Western society. Too many Americans say things about Islam and Muslims that would horrify and offend them if they heard such things said about Christianity or Judaism, Christians or Jews. Unfortunately, those people won’t open Denise A. Spellberg’s Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders. This enlightening book might cause them to rethink what they’re saying.

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Subhana’llah: Sawfish (IMAGES)

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info-pictogram1 The sawfish has a flattened shark-shaped body, brown to bluish-grey in colour, with a white underside, and wing-shaped pectoral fins. The saw is a quarter of the total length of the body and has between 25 and 32 pairs of small, sharp teeth which are longer and less broad towards the end of the saw.

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Your choices thus far have shaped you into the person you are, if you wish to better that image, you must choose better.

gb copy Your choices thus far have shaped you into the person you are, if you wish to better that image, you must choose better.
es copy Sus opciones hasta ahora que han dado forma a la persona que eres, si desea mejorar esa imagen, debe elegir mejor.
nl copy Je keuzes tot nu toe heb je gevormd tot de persoon die je bent, als je wilt dat imago verbeteren, moet je beter kiezen.
fr copy Vos choix jusqu’ici vous ont façonné en la personne que vous êtes, si vous souhaitez améliorer cette image, vous devez choisir mieux.
de copy Ihre Entscheidungen so weit sind Sie in die Person, die Sie förmig, wenn Sie, um dieses Bild zu verbessern wollen, müssen Sie besser wählen.
CN67867 Nín de xuǎnzé qìjīn wéizhǐ sùzào nǐ jìnrù nǐ de rén, rúguǒ nǐ xiǎng gèng hǎo de xíngxiàng, nǐ bìxū xuǎnzé gèng hǎo de.
Sweden Dina val hittills har format dig till den du är, om du vill förbättra den bilden, måste du välja bättre.
rus7897 Vash vybor do sikh por sformirovali vas v cheloveka, kotorogo vy , yesli vy khotite , chtoby uluchshit’ etot obraz , vy dolzhny vybrat’ luchshe.
4523turkey Sizin seçimler bugüne kadar bu görüntüyü daha iyi istiyorsanız, daha iyi seçmelisiniz, sen kişinin sizi şekillendirdi.
images Le scelte finora vi hanno plasmato nella persona sei, se si desidera migliorare l’immagine, è necessario scegliere meglio.
indonesiaID Pilihan Anda sejauh ini telah membentuk Anda menjadi orang yang Anda, jika Anda ingin gambar yang lebih baik, Anda harus memilih yang lebih baik.

Your future is shaped by what you think today, what you think becomes your reality, the mind creates its own destiny.

gb copy Your future is shaped by what you think today, what you think becomes your reality, the mind creates its own destiny.
es copy Su futuro está determinado por lo que usted piensa hoy en día, lo que piensas se convierte en su realidad, la mente crea su propio destino.
nl copy Uw toekomst wordt gevormd door wat je vandaag denkt, wat je denkt wordt je werkelijkheid, de geest creëert zijn eigen lot.
fr copy Votre avenir est façonnée par ce que vous pensez aujourd’hui, ce que vous pensez devient votre réalité, l’esprit crée sa propre destinée.
de copy Ihre Zukunft ist, was Sie heute denken förmig, was Sie denken, wird deine Realität, erstellt der Geist sein eigenes Schicksal.
CN67867 Nǐ de wèilái yóu nǐ jīntiān xiǎng shénme xíngzhuàng de, nǐ juéde shénme chéngwéi nǐ de xiànshí, xīnlíng chuàngzào zìjǐ de mìngyùn.
Sweden Din framtid formas av vad du tycker i dag, vad du tror blir din verklighet, skapar sinnet sitt eget öde.
rus7897 Vashe budushcheye formiruyetsya , chto vy dumayete segodnya , chto vy dumayete stanovitsya vashey real’nost’yu , um sozdayet svoyu sobstvennuyu sud’bu.
4523turkey Sizin gelecekteki bugün ne düşündüğünü tarafından şekillenir, ne düşünüyorum gerçek olur, zihin, kendi kaderini oluşturur.
images Il tuo futuro è plasmato da ciò che si pensa oggi, cosa ne pensi diventa la vostra realtà, la mente crea il proprio destino.
indonesiaID Masa depan Anda dibentuk oleh apa yang Anda pikirkan saat ini, apa yang Anda pikirkan menjadi kenyataan, pikiran menciptakan nasibnya sendiri.