Contributed by Jason Smith on Sep 18, 2014
It has gotten to the point that the terms “terrorism” and “Islam” may be viewed as synonymous because of the actions of al Qaeda. Are they interpreting the Qur'an correctly?
The media has portrayed a telling picture of the perpetrators of 9/11: a picture of violence and hatred toward America. They have been portrayed as “the main enemy of the West and […] as a hotbed of terrorism that threatens Western civilization and its democratic values” (Khan n.