n the wake of terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California, Muslims in the United States have experienced increasing hostility in backlash. Now, 24,000 people from a variety of different regions have signed an open letter of “radical love” to protect the Muslim-American community from such backlash. Some 7,000 clergy members were also signatories.
The letter, which was the brainchild of organizers at Auburn Theological Seminary, was delivered by hand Thursday to Muslim leaders at the Muslim Community Network in New York City, the Huffington Post reported. The Rev. Jacqui Lewis of New York City’s Middle Collegiate Church was chosen to present the letter, which she said was necessary during this “singular moment in time.”…more: .ibtimes