Faith Under Fire: Insight and Opinions on the Hearings on ‘Radical Islam’

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Odyssey Networks presents commentary from faith community leaders

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The hearings on "Radical Islam," headed by Rep. Peter King (R-NY) have prompted a wave of protests. The issues raised have challenged the American public, especially people of faith. Odyssey Networks covered New York rallies (both pro and con) and will continue its coverage of this on-going story with insights from the perspective of a variety of faith leaders.

Commentators will include: Ambassador Akbar Ahmed, author, ambassador and adviser to General David Petraeus on Islam and foreign policy; Joshua Stanton, founder of the Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue at Auburn Theological Seminary and Rabbinical Fellow at Hebrew Union College; Imam YahyaHendi, founder and president of Clergy Beyond Borders, Chaplain at Georgetown University and Public Policy Conflict Resolution Fellow of the University of Maryland School of Law; Bishop John Chane, the Episcopal bishop of the Washington, D.C., diocese and a leader in interfaith dialogue and study; Iman Khalid Latif, executive director and chaplain for the Islamic Center at New York University and Chaplain of the New York City Police Department.

“Faith Under Fire: The Hearings on ‘Radical Islam’” can be viewed from March 16 through the end of the monthat http://www.odysseynetworks.org.

About Odyssey Networks

Odyssey Networks is the nation’s largest multi-faith coalition dedicated to producing and distributing media that builds bridges of understanding among people of different beliefs and perspectives. Established in 1987, Odyssey Networks is a service of the National Interfaith Cable Coalition, Inc. For more information visit http://www.odysseynetworks.org.

For more information contact:

Mary Dickey
Director of Communications
212-870-1046
mdickey(at)odysseynetworks(dot)org

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