Western academics routinely present Islam as an enlightened force for progress unfortunately stymied by Western bigotry and aggression. Where did this image come from and how did it become ensconced in universities? What truths and falsehoods does it contain? What implications does it have?
Raymond Ibrahim, a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center, was recently featured in a webinar hosted by the Middle East Forum, where he is the Judith Friedman Rosen Fellow. Ibrahim addressed these questions and more in a must-see video from the Middle East Forum. Check it out below: