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Blog post 1 Bin Laden and other Thoroughly Modern Muslims

May 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment

What I took out of reading this article was that Charles Kurzman really broke down the similarities and differences liberal Muslims and radical Islamists. He goes on the state that most Islamists have graduated from modern schools, share modern values such as human equality and rule of law, and use modern technologies and some of […]

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Cultural Globalization: The Role of Religions 5/3/2011 Jaewon Choi

May 3rd, 2011 · No Comments

This article by Charles Kurzman on the subject of Bin Laden and Other Thoroughly Modern Muslims explains and brings clarity on the ideological differences in modern Muslims today in their cultural and religious goals and views. As well as U.S. and allies are hypocritical in supporting autocrats in Muslim-majority countries while declares to defend human […]

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Chapter 42 & Chapter 45 Yujiao Huang

November 23rd, 2010 · 3 Comments

I posted this memo early before on my personal blog, I now post it on the main blog again because I realize that it is more convinient for people to leave comment. In chapter 42; Bin Laden and Other Thoroughly Modern Muslims, Charles Kurzman speaks about how Islamists have turned into a modern society by […]

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Nov 23rd Blog

November 23rd, 2010 · 2 Comments

In the audio entitled “In Israel, When a Jew is Not Jewish Enough” I found it quite astonishing that many people migrating to Israel are being, basically evaluated and interpreted on how “Jewish” they are. Many people are considered “not Jewish enough” by Jewish law even though they fight in war to protect Israel. This […]

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Post for November 23 class

November 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

When is a Jew Not Jewish enough? We hear in the audio about a boy who migrated from California to Jerusalem to enlist in the IDF. He was asked by the army what religion he practiced, he said Judaism. The army said that they could not write this on his identification card. His mother was […]

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Course material for November 23rd memos

November 21st, 2010 · No Comments

If you haven’t posted your reading response memos yet, time is running out!  There are exactly four more opportunities: Nov 23, Nov 30, Dec 2, and Dec 9th.  For the upcoming deadline, you have the following options.  Remember, you must address *at least two* different items. Ch. 42, “Bin Laden and Other Thoroughly Modern Muslims” […]

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