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Opinion piece co-authored by David Wasserstein and Phil Lieberman for The Tennessean

Posted by on Monday, July 13, 2020 in Uncategorized.

Women praying at the Islamic Center of Nashville Bellevue Mosque, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee; Courtney Pedroza/The Tennesseean

David J. Wasserstein, Professor of History and Jewish Studies, and Philip Lieberman, Professor of Jewish Studies and Law, and Religious Studies, have co-authored an opinion piece for The Tennessean titled Avoid Fanning the Flames of Inter-Religious and Inter-Racial Hatred. This piece discusses how the full page ad that ran in The Tennessean on June 21 got it wrong about Islam and made a false End of Times prediction, but it is dangerous in this polarized era. Read the piece here: https://www.tennessean.com/story/opinion/2020/06/24/tennessean-ad-islam-avoid-fanning-flames-hatred/3250266001/

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