There has been heated debate on the local, national, and international levels regarding the Imam’s desire to erect a mosque and Islamic community center near Ground Zero. The action is part of the Cordoba Initiative, an effort to facilitate religious tolerance and mutual understanding. Some, however, perceive this as insensitive to those directly affected by the 9/11 tragedy. It’s worthwhile to explore the issue from both sides, and this has been the dialogue that’s ensued for quite some time now.
We are interested to hear thoughts.