Before Beirut and Paris, 1,ooo+ Muslim clerics in India issued a Fatwa against ISIS declaring, “The acts of the Islamic State are inhuman and un-Islamic.” The Associated Press report was published September 9, 2015. Click the link above to read the story.
Also in September, NPR aired Prominent Muslim Sheikh Issues Fatwa Against ISIS Violence, re-aired yesterday. Posts like these deserve wider attention.
Meanwhile, a very small Christian church in the little town of Philo, Illinois, drew attention in the local paper for its consideration of hosting Muslim Syrian refugees.
- Gordon C. Stewart, Chaska, MN, November 18, 2015.