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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Odd Man Out

Turkey's recent regime is making the effort to join the European Union. It seems that they will do anything to make it happen.

clipped from news.bbc.co.uk

Turkey in radical revision of Islamic texts

By Robert Pigott

Religious affairs correspondent, BBC News

Turkey is preparing to publish a document that represents a revolutionary reinterpretation of Islam - and a controversial and radical modernisation of the religion.

The country's powerful Department of Religious Affairs has commissioned a team of theologians at Ankara University to carry out a fundamental revision of the Hadith, the second most sacred text in Islam after the Koran.
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