PLAINSBORO, N.J. â€” A group of American Muslims, led by two prominent scholars, is moving closer to fulfilling a vision of founding the first four-year accredited Islamic college in the United States, what some are calling a "Muslim Georgetown."
Advisers to the project have scheduled a June vote to decide whether the proposed Zaytuna College can open in the fall of next year, a major step toward developing the faith in America.
Imam Zaid Shakir and Sheik Hamza Yusuf of California have spent years planning the school, which will offer a liberal arts education and training in Islamic scholarship. Shakir, a California native, sees the school in the tradition of other religious groups that formed universities to educate leaders and carve a space in the mainstream of American life....
Something of an oxymoron "Islamic Scholarship." Now if they taught the [URL=http://www.answering-islam.org/Books/Barton/11.htm]]]Inadequacy of Islam[/URL] and,
Emperor Manual II Paleologos of the Byzantine Empire wrote: Show me just what [URL=http://bibleprobe.com/muhammad.htm]]]Muhammad[/URL] brought that was new and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached.
, they would be off to a good start.
Robert wrote: .... Muslims suffer in this world more than most, and the closer they follow Mohammet's Allah diktats the more they suffer. It's a lost cause, and a hopeless spiral downwards for Islam. Their only other choice is to war on the rest of us because we are not fallen to Allah's disastrous policies, so they can aspire to get booty from us. We on the other hand have learned to live in this world with intelligent reason and good works, while Muslims do not do productive work nor improve anything, but only dream of their perverted sexual rewards in their Allah's heaven after death...
from, [URL=http://www.jihadwatch.org/archives/022727.php]]]Blogging the Qurâ€™an: Suras 47, â€śMuhammad,â€ť and 48, â€śVictoryâ€ť[/URL]