January 10, 2009
Every year, Time magazine awards the honor of Person of the Year to the individual who most impacted the news over the last 12 months. If you could name the person who did the most to advance the cause of God or spirituality in 2008, who would it be? ? At 31, Arsalan Iftikhar is a typical Gen-X American Muslim with an atypical profile as a media personality and peace activist in the U.S. and international press. ?I love reading the Quran and I love listening to Nirvana,?
September 22, 2001
Needless to say, I was shocked by the tone (as well as the content) of Mr. Starr's letter in your Wednesday edition. Vitriol such as this is the same kind that gets spewed all over the Muslim world, which brands America and all Americans as the agents of Satan, evil incarnate, to be wiped off the face of the earth. Tuesday, Sept. 11 was the first blow in this jihad justified by this same rhetoric. None of this is conducive to the rational discourse we now need.