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Fuller Theological Seminary Peace Project

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Submitted by Chris Chrisman (United States), Dec 9, 2003 at 09:48

Dear Mr. Pipes,

This effort by the Daily Illini to discredit you and your observations is typical of certain groups using American freedom of speech to drown out voices rather than to factually debate those who challenge their own points of view.

I have been following your articles and web postings for some time. I feel your voice is an important one in the world-wide debate about Islamic fundamentalism. In that regard, I have attached an abstract of an article that appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Dec. 6. The justice department is paying Fuller Theological Seminary $1.0 million to develop strategies and training for promoting peace between Moslems and non-Moslems. My reaction was, "This I've got to see!" I would be interested in your comments on this effort -- hopefully in a major article.

Keep up the good work. Chris Chrisman

Seminary Is Reaching Out to Muslims; An evangelical school launches an interfaith effort to allay tensions deriving from 9/11.:
[HOME EDITION]
Teresa Watanabe. Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, Calif.: Dec 6, 2003. pg. B.1
Section: California Metro; Part B; Metro Desk

Abstract (Article Summary)
The Fuller project, funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, is intended to develop practical peacemaking practices for Christians and Muslims, publish a book about them and train local communities in their use. It is the latest of several efforts that Fuller has launched since Sept. 11 to build bridges with Muslims.

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