I don’t see anyone else in Wisconsin discussing the subject, so we might as well start it.
So? What do you think? Where’s the U.S. headed with this subject? I’m trying to decide if the vote was a backlash on the religion or merely a way to preserve a revered landscape. I’ll admit it would seem odd to see a minaret compete with a steeple in Italy or Austria. It’s certainly been done before. Israel is full of churches turned mosques.
If I founded a group of Christians in Iran, could I build a church with a tall steeple?
I ran across this interesting map of mosque distribution in the U.S. from 2004. I’ll keep looking to see if I can find anything more current.
Just to really open a can of worms, I’ll ask Christians if they are concerned about the changing religious landscape. Is the spread of Islam inevitable or does it compete with Christianity for membership?
A peaceful revolution is a revolution nonetheless.
Al Jazeera weighs in on this one: The construction of minarets is a right…