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August 22, 2010

For Imam in Muslim Center Furor, a Hard Balancing Act | NYTimes.com

Feisal Abdul Rauf speaks to Muslim worshippers in Muharraq, Bahrain. (Photo Hasan Jamali/Associated Press)

According to Anne Barnard 2010, “Not everyone in the Cairo lecture hall last February was buying the imam Feisal Abdul Rauf’s message. As he talked of reconciliation between America and Middle Eastern Muslims — his voice soft, almost New Agey — some questioners were so suspicious that he felt the need to declare that he was not an American agent.” Continued here > http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/22/nyregion/22imam.html?_r=1&hp #cordoba #imam #feisalabdulrauf #nymosque #muslim #islam @hashimmusic @jerrycallistejr