Prof. Peter Wien, “There is no tradition of anti-Semitism in Islam”

DISC faculty liaison and University of Maryland Prof. Peter Wien’s recent article in Al-Qantara entitled “There is no tradition of anti-Semitism in Islam” offers an important historical corrective to contemporary views of Islam as an inherently anti-Semitic religion. Indeed, as Prof. Wien points out, tensions between the Jews of the Arabian Peninsula and the early […]

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Why I Study Islam

DISC faculty liaisons issued a joint statement to state representatives condemning the recent Executive Order that suspended visas and immigration benefits to individuals from seven predominantly Muslim countries in the name of “protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the United States.” In addition, DISC also reached out to students, faculty, and staff to […]

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