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For Sept. 29: “Language Matters: Islam, a Definition”

December 29, 2010
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“Language Matters: Islam, a Definition” by Ahmed Rehab, executive director, Council of American-Islamic Relations-Chicago, Chicago Tribune, November 4, 2010

“Language is to ideas what the body is to the soul. It is the physical manifestation of thought. It is the mortar with which we shape our understanding of the world.

But what happens when words are transmuted from one language to another and subjected to preconceived notions or limitations prevalent in the new language? Do they lose some of their original meaning?” Click here for the full article.

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