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What Islam Could Teach Donald Trump about Democracy and Freedom

posted on March 9, 2017

At The Washington Post, David Decosimo, professor of theology at Boston University, writes, “President Trump is driven by the idea that Islam is a threat to what makes us American.” But, he argues, Trump could learn about the American values of freedom and equality from Islam and Muslims. Decosimo writes, “For Islam and the American founders alike, freedom is about protection from arbitrary power and rule by law, not the caprices of men. Theirs is a vision where citizens stand not in slavish deference to masters but on equal terms with all.”

Read at The Washington Post