Chris Hedges: The Perversion of Islam


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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Oct 22, 2016

On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges explores Islam and the Muslim world with Hamza Yusuf, President of Zaytuna College. Yusuf, one of the most prominent Islamic scholars in the U.S., discusses the disenfranchisement of Muslim youths and the perversion of Islam by terror groups. RT Correspondent Anya Parampil examines the wave of Islamophobia in the U.S. after 9/11.

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Hamza Yusuf & Chris Hedges: Does God Love War? The Fine Line Between Faith & Fanatacism

With Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad

September 07, 2009

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Have the teachers of our religions failed us? Or have we not been listening? From leaders of Americas Christian Right seemingly forgetting that Blessed are the Peacemakers, to Jewish rabbis watching unflinchingly as collective punishment is doled out to Arabs in Palestine, to Muslim jurists ruling that civilian victims are acceptable under a Just War, the three great Abrahamic faiths are increasingly facing accusations of ignoring the sanctity of life. And so, does religion offer a way toward reconciliation? Or has it instead become part of the problem? This remarkable event brought together two speakers highly qualified to address these burning issues.

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