Wednesday, January 23, 2008

The Forum: Why a Vatican expert is skeptical on dialogue with Islam

by Phil Lawler, special to

Jan. 10, 2008 ( – One of the Vatican's top experts on Islam has offered a sobering appraisal of the prospects for dialogue between the Holy See and Muslim leaders. . . .

. . . The "Common Word" Islamic leaders are ready to speak with Christians about their faith. But are they ready to subject their religious statements to the rule of reason? Father Samir doubts that even the most accommodating Muslim leaders are ready to take that step.

For the whole article, click here. For my article on the expanse of Islam — "Prepare for the Skyline of the Future, click here.

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