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Re: Islamic art links (for those interested)

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Rdunkelart_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Fri Sep 21 2001 - 18:47:47 PDT


In a message dated 9/21/01 8:26:53 PM Central Daylight Time, ARopple@aol.com
writes:

<< I really can understand Roberta's concern about presenting Islamic art
during
 this traumatic time -- we never know how people will react. I think,
 however, that it would be essential to keep this project in the curriculum
to
 illustrate the peaceful and humble nature of the true Islamic religion. The
 art is so connected to the concept of harmony and unity that it could be a
 very appropriate topic to teach. It also would help break down cultural
 stereotypes, too. Just a thought!
 Amy R. >>

Thanks Amy - hopefully I will feel comfortable teaching it later on. I can
always
quote the President on the Muslims being a loving peaceful people - as my back
up. Roberta

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