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December 16, 2015

Wow: Students Told to Inscribe "There Is No God But Allah and Mohammad Is His Prophet" In Arabic as Part of "Calligraphy Lesson;" Girls Encouraged to Wear Hijab to Better Understand Muslim Code of Modest Dress

Their defense is that they didn't translate the Arabic central pillar of the Muslim faith; students were merely made to write the words championing a religion not their own, without knowing what they were writing.

So.... they were merely to unknowingly copy the key tenet of a faith they did not believe in.

Students asked at some point for a Bible. I guess maybe when they figured out what the teacher was having them write? She told them no, they'd already read the Bible.

It was time to consider a new religion, I guess.

Hey, illuminated writing is an important form of expression, historically! No one can object to writing out "Jesus is Lord" in illuminated calligraphy a few times, just to "appreciate" that "culture."

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posted by Ace at 02:31 PM

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