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Violence and poverty go hand in hand. That shouldn’t surprise anyone, but until recently I had not appreciated just how closely these two evils are related. God broke my heart for the plight of the poor when I was in college. Since then I have invested my adult life in
Four kinds of adherents comprise Islam as religion. The silent majority are Pragmatists who want to live in security. Whatever objections they may have about Islamic violence, they don’t rock the boat. The Reformers, a small and courageous minority, embrace an Islam of peace. They are natural allies of their