Monthly Archives: July 2007

The Sufi ‘moderate’ Al-Ghazali

By Alyssa A. Lappen American Thinker | July 21, 2007 All Islamic scholars recognize 12th Century Sufi master, supposedly “liberal” Al-Ghazali (d.1111), to have been an orthodox Muslim. Even the late hagiographer, professor William Montgomery Watt (1909-2006), wrote that Al-Ghazali, … Continue reading

Uprooting jihad

Letters to the Editor Washington Times | 11 July 2007 In his letter “The roots of terror” (Monday), Chuck Woolery claims that we misrepresented the “root” causes for Muslim suffering. Yet, “[t]he repression, suffering and death of hundreds of millions … Continue reading

Egyptian roots of hatred

By Rachel Ehrenfeld and Alyssa A. Lappen Washington Times | Jul. 6, 2007 Had the citizens of Greeley, Colo., been friendlier to the introverted Egyptian student Sayyid Qutb during his studies there from 1948 to 1950, he might not have … Continue reading