Imam Faisal Abdul Rauf In His Own Words

The Spiritual Leader of the Park51 Community Center, Imam Faisal Abdul Rauf, gave a TED talk last October on the religious roots of compassion. It’s actually a rather stirring speech and certainly of interest given that certain parties are trying to paint him as some type of violent, radical terrorist:

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