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Reader comment on item: Islamists Police the Classroom [at the University of South Florida]

Submitted by Leif Knutsen (United States), Jan 5, 2004 at 14:19

Dear Dr. Pipes -

Imagine that, say, San Francisco State (my undergrad alma mater) decided to offer a class in "Zionism and Judaism" taught by a left-leaning professor with otherwise strong academic credentials. Would it be inappropriate for the SFSU Hillel to encourage knowledgeable Jewish students to enroll in the class to weigh in the professor made biased, factually incorrect, or specious points?

I can't parse the UMA statement well enough to discern the proselytizing bent, but my understanding was that "insha'Allah" was a fairly common interjection, sort of like "Heaven willing" or "Baruch Hashem," that doesn't signal anything more than general piety.

Or am I missing something?

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