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Outing Professor Fadl

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Submitted by Gloria Stewart (United States), Jan 8, 2015 at 16:54

I am glad you outed him. The Los Angeles Times, always on the lookout for a moderate Muslim, ran a feature on him a few years ago. He pointed out that his wife does not wear a hijab and that in his company women may conduct prayers. The picture showed him seated, and I think he had his hand out as if petting a dog. There you go - a moderate Muslim practicing moderate Islam. The LAT fell all over him. So glad his star is falling.

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