Analysis Of Bernard Lewis The Roots Of Muslim Rage

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Bernard Lewis’, The Roots of Muslim Rage, begins with a quotation from Thomas Jefferson’s theory of the separation of church and state, in which Jefferson argues against government involvement in the establishment of a state religion. According to Jefferson, the principle of civil government should be reversed in matters concerning religion so that the slogan of Americanism is, “Divided we stand, united, we fall.” In other words, the formation and continued progression of America’s national identity is based on it’s ability to recognize cultural diversity, while also treating all citizens as equals, regardless of their gender, race, culture, or religion. To ensure that this form of inclusion was extended to religious institutions Jefferson
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