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REPORT: University of Chicago removed pews from 88-year old chapel to accommodate Islamic prayers
Campus Reform ^ | Jun 10, 2013 | Josiah Ryan, Oliver Darcy, & Timothy Dionisopoulos

Posted on 06/10/2013 10:27:31 PM PDT by george76

University of Chicago (UC) administrators permanently removed pews from an 88-year old chapel on campus in order to accommodate Islamic prayers, according to a local news report.

Chicago NPR affiliate, WBEZ news, reported on May 23, the pews, which are now part of display at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago, were “removed in order to provide Muslim students a place to pray.”

Literature describing the artwork that was created by UC Director of Arts and Public Life Theaster Gates, also describes the removal of the pews as symbol of religious tolerance.

“The pews were recently removed from the chapel in order to offer Muslim students a place to pray, a symbolic gesture of religious tolerance,”

(Excerpt) Read more at campusreform.org ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Illinois; US: Michigan; US: Minnesota; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: academia; chicago; islam; islamiclaw; multicuturalism; muslim; muslims; sharia

1 posted on 06/10/2013 10:27:31 PM PDT by george76
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To: george76

Just don’t try to put pews in a mosque whatever you do.


2 posted on 06/10/2013 10:29:42 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: george76

By that logic Mooselimbs shooting up Buddha statues must also be seen as some sort or Kum-by-yah celebration of tolerance.


3 posted on 06/10/2013 10:31:34 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Rodamala

You got it.


4 posted on 06/10/2013 10:33:01 PM PDT by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: george76

I guess Obama’s cover is almost up.

The low info voters will follow him to the chopping bloc it seems.

He’s what many have said. Time for the goods on him to fall.


5 posted on 06/10/2013 10:36:28 PM PDT by Christie at the beach
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To: george76
would anybody mind if I blew.....scratch that....”removed” the top of a mosque??
6 posted on 06/10/2013 10:39:41 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: headstamp 2

Based on info & belief, now that the chapel is a mosk, it belongs to the ummah in perpetuity.

Will the Shariah Zoning Commission rule in favor of regular Friday “prayers” or the annual Good Friday service?


7 posted on 06/10/2013 10:40:16 PM PDT by gasport (I ain't got no guns.)
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To: george76

The University of Chicago used to be a Baptist school. I guess the university has lost its way.


8 posted on 06/10/2013 10:41:45 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: gasport

That was precisely the point I was about to make - the university now has a permanent mosque.


9 posted on 06/10/2013 10:42:28 PM PDT by jtal (Runnin' a World in Need with White Folks' Greed - since 1492)
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To: Christie at the beach
You're not suggesting Obama is a mooselimb, are you?


10 posted on 06/10/2013 10:52:48 PM PDT by South40
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To: george76

Pew is another word for "stinky flatulence."

11 posted on 06/10/2013 11:09:39 PM PDT by Slyfox (Without the Right to Life, all other rights are meaningless.)
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To: george76

Setting up Satan in The House of The Lord is a sure way to Hell.


12 posted on 06/10/2013 11:41:00 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: george76

doesn’t an abominaqtion take place i nthe end times where the beast violates the church?


13 posted on 06/11/2013 12:03:41 AM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Slyfox

It is terribly disrespectful to post pictures of Satan worshippers bending down and farting at God.


14 posted on 06/11/2013 12:44:42 AM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: george76

Screw them. Islam is not a religion no more than communism, or marxism or such. A religion by nature should improve you individually and your relationship with other humans. This philosophy is based on hate for your fellow man and woman.


15 posted on 06/11/2013 12:49:01 AM PDT by nikos1121
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To: headstamp 2

Hahaha


16 posted on 06/11/2013 12:49:21 AM PDT by nikos1121
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To: george76

Follow the money ...

Students from Oil-rich Islamic countries pay full boat costs and their governments frequently give large sums for the creation of Islamic study courses. Thus the administrations of many colleges and universities have no problem falling over and spreading their legs.

For myself, it is only toleration if it is a two-way give and take. Right now, it seems we only give and they cheerfully take. This is not a good thing.


17 posted on 06/11/2013 1:57:33 AM PDT by SES1066 (Government is NOT the reason for my existence but it is the road to our ruin!)
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To: george76

All the pews or just a couple of rows.


18 posted on 06/11/2013 4:55:37 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: CottShop

Not only have the Islamic beasts violated this particular church, but their teachings hold that once a space is worshipped in by muzzies, that becomes sacred Islamic property forever.


19 posted on 06/11/2013 5:31:30 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: george76

20 posted on 06/11/2013 5:36:03 AM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: elcid1970
Good morning.

...but their teachings hold that once a space is worshipped in by muzzies, that becomes sacred Islamic property forever.

The muslims are still pissed about losing Europe a few centuries ago.

Good, let them simmer in their own juices.

5.56mm

21 posted on 06/11/2013 5:38:14 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: M Kehoe

In Spain, muzzies are not only simmering but boiling over since the Iberian peninsula was for centuries under Moorish occupation. To muzzies, all of Spain (al-Andaluz to them) is stolen property but they are focusing their irredentist ambitions on the Cathedral of Cordoba which was once a mosque.

There have been several violent attempts by muzzies to occupy the cathedral and the church is now under full time police oversight. Spain’s muzzie problem does not get the same amount of attention as that in U.K. or France, but there are far more malevolent forces at work.

Spain belongs to Islam and the muzzies want it back. Right now.


22 posted on 06/11/2013 5:52:31 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: Slyfox

The preferred position of little boys for the Muslim believer.


23 posted on 06/11/2013 6:51:46 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: ApplegateRanch
Speaking of satan-worshipers:


24 posted on 06/11/2013 9:37:26 AM PDT by Slyfox (Without the Right to Life, all other rights are meaningless.)
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

Its where my conservative congressman went to school. I think he might even have been Dean at one point.


25 posted on 06/11/2013 9:50:43 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: george76

“The pews were recently removed from the chapel in order to offer Muslim students a place to pray, a symbolic gesture of religious tolerance,” - craven cowardice!

Islam accepts no “tolerance” by other faiths/members of said faiths.

Islam is committed to destruction of all other faiths and imposition of a One World Islamic government based upon Sharia law.


26 posted on 06/13/2013 2:51:48 AM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam is antithetical to, and Islam is irreconcilable with, America. Therefore - Islam Delenda Est)
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To: Slyfox

They also have to have a small substructure that points to Mecca. I forget what it is called but the whole mosque has to be situated so that this *altar* which it isn’t, has to be oriented toward Mecca. How are they going to handle that?


27 posted on 07/07/2013 6:00:32 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: cradle of freedom

You know, the federal government seems to be moving in the direction of promoting one religion over another, doesn’t it?


28 posted on 07/07/2013 9:13:41 PM PDT by Slyfox (Without the Right to Life, all other rights are meaningless.)
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