What President Thomas Jefferson Can Teach Us, Other Than Separation of Church and State

Epigraph:

And if Allah did not repel some men by means of others, there would surely have been pulled down cloisters and churches and synagogues and mosques, wherein the name of Allah is oft commemorated. (Al Quran 22:41)

Jefferson Memorial in Washington DC

Jefferson Memorial in Washington DC

Amazon Book Review: Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders

Courtesy of Hanif Koya, California Author: Denise Spellberg Introduction In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom—a…

The Surprising Story Of ‘Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an’

Listen to author’s interview in NPR Thomas Jefferson had a vast personal library reflecting his enormous curiosity about the world. Among his volumes: a Quran purchased in 1765 that informed…

How Islam Taught Medieval Christian Europe Religious and Political Tolerance

Epigraph: Allah forbids you not, respecting those who have not fought against you on account of your religion, and who have not driven you forth from your homes, that you…

President Thomas Jefferson — Was he a monotheist?

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times Source / Courtesy: Review of Religions and Alislam.org.  First published in 2007. A compelling argument that Thomas Jefferson…

 

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