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Re: Islamic art links (for those interested)

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Holly112_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Thu Sep 20 2001 - 20:23:23 PDT


In a message dated 9/20/01 9:04:03 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
Rdunkelart@aol.com writes:

> I am interested because I find their art absolutely
> beautiful
> and have used it as an example during my Math Art lessons. will have to
> skip
> Islamic art this year - I doubt my students or their parents could
> differentiate the
> artist from the suspected terrorists at this time. I feel sad but have to
> be cautious.
> Roberta
>
>

I don't think you should give up your lessons. You can teach your students
to differentiate. The terrorists twist Islam. Muslim clerics denounce such
actions as an unforgivable distortion of Islam.

Holly :0)

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