In this op-ed in the New York Daily News, Imam Feisal responds to the horrific terror attack in New York City, asserting that the United States is founded on principles of faith, which unite us as Americans and help keep us focused on higher ideals. And, when we focus on the values we share, our differences become far less important.
“…Americans need reminding that a natural religious law grounds our Republic. That fact should stop terrorists in their tracks. ‘One Nation Under God’ is not an empty phrase.
Taken to heart, it elevates us to that place of God above us. We look down upon our violent aggressions with regret. The distance from our neighbor shrinks. We’ve opened to a love we didn’t know we could feel…”