'Ground Zero' imam still reaching out to America
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf's new book aims to change American stereotypes about Islam and Muslims.
WASHINGTON - Following the 9/11 attacks, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf took on the thankless task of trying to explain to the American public that Islam is not about blowing up infidels in highrise office buildings, stoning adulterers or chopping off thieves' hands. But his message of moderate Islam didn't win acceptance; criticism against the Islamic center project, Cordoba House, 12 blocks from Ground Zero, brought...
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