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Armed with Scripture: Qur’an and Torah as Weapons in the War of Ideas

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Date posted: 12/23/15

We tend to call on the authority of religious texts to validate our own views. When those views, however, get adversarial, sacred texts also become militant ones. 


Sarah Bassin, Rabbi

Associate Rabbi, Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

About Sarah Bassin

Tamara Cohn Eskenazi, Ph.D., Rabbi

The Effie Wise Ochs Professor of Biblical Literature and History, HUC-JIR/Los Angeles

About Tamara Cohn Eskenazi

Edina Lekovic

Public Affairs Consultant, Muslim Public Affairs Council

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