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Feisal Abdul Rauf

Feisal Abdul Rauf is a Sufi imam and founder of the Cordoba Initiative, which advocates improved understanding and trust between Muslim and non-Muslim Americans. He experienced the tensions of integration firsthand, at the center of the controversy over plans to build a cultural and community center near the World Trade Center site in Manhattan.


Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, author of Moving the Mountain, and Professor John Bowen, author of the new Boston Review Book Blaming Islam, join Boston Review and the MIT Political Science Department for a discussion of the state of Islam in the United States, moderated by Christopher Lydon.

John Bowen Feisal Abdul Rauf Christopher Lydon