When asked if he has ever participated in interfaith dialogues, Jones said “of course” and said he has talked to the CAIR director in Tampa, Fla. He also said he has invited Muslims to come to the 9/11 Quran burning event and is willing to dialogue with them during the activity."Fla. Church Plans 'Burn a Quran' Day to Mark 9/11" (Thanks, Bob Pescovitz!)
Jones emphasizes that his church does not just speak out about Islam but also homosexuality, same-sex marriage, and abortion...
A survey released by (Christian group) LifeWay Research in April found that 42 percent of Protestant pastors believe Islam “promotes violence” and more than half agree with a statement by well-known evangelist Franklin Graham, who said Islam is an “evil” religion.
David Pescovitz is Boing Boing's co-editor/managing partner. He's also a research director at Institute for the Future. On Instagram, he's @pesco.