October 30, 2014|Cinnamon StillwellAmerican Thinker
The field of Middle East studies has a troublesome penchant for partnering with Islamist organizations. Case in point: The 2014 annual conference of the Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA) will host an International Institute of
March 10, 2013|Stephen SchwartzAmerican Thinker
The funding of a significant pro-Iran lobby that funnels money to American universities was disclosed to the wider public for the first time during the U.S. Senate's recent confirmation battle over Chuck Hagel's successful nomination as secretary of
May 09, 2012|Stephen SchwartzJewish Ledger
Heidi Hadsell, president of Hartford Seminary, has published a letter responding to my article on the involvement of Hartford Seminary with the Syrian dictatorship and an Islamic school, the "Al-Fatih Institute," with which the government of Bashar
April 15, 2012|Stephen SchwartzAmerican Thinker
The Hartford Seminary has occupied a leading position among theological faculties around the nation in accommodating Islam, particularly in its radical forms, since appointing its first Muslim faculty member more than twenty years ago. Today, that
October 18, 2011|Barbara KayThe National Post (Canada)
As an academic discipline, Islamic Studies had a political father and a spiritual mother. Political in that colonizing governments sought to understand the peoples they ruled over for more effective control. Spiritual in that Christian missionaries
October 16, 2011|Winfield MyersAmerican Thinker
Huron University College (HUC) in Ontario announced Friday morning the appointment of Ingrid Mattson, a professor at Hartford Seminary in Connecticut and former president of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), as the first London and Windsor
July 05, 2011|Daniel PipesNational Review Online
The troubled academic study of the Middle East and Islam by Americans is changing in fundamental ways. I offer some thoughts based on 42 years of personal observation.From Western offense to Islamic offense: Muslim relations with Christians divide...
May 13, 2011|Barbara KayThe National Post (Canada)
For various reasons, some good, many Western universities are keen to establish Islamic Studies programs. And for various other reasons, the same is true of Islamist organizations -which tend toward a fundamentalist interpretation of Islam. To...
May 13, 2011|Barbara KayFull Comment Web Log (National Post of Canada)
For various reasons, some good, many Western universities are keen to establish Islamic Studies programs. And for various other reasons, the same is true of Islamist organizations — which tend toward a fundamentalist interpretation of Islam. To...
May 11, 2011|Barbara KayCampus Watch
For various reasons, some quite innocent, many Western universities are keen to establish Islamic Studies programs on their campuses. And for various other reasons, some quite pernicious, Islamist organizations are keen to see Islamic Studies...