The Interfaith Coalition of Nashville organized this year’s interfaith conference in the Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA. Judaism was represented by Dr. Donna Whitney, Christianity by Dr. Tom Davis, Hinduism by Dr. Howard J. Resnick (HD Goswami), and Buddhism by Professor Win Myint. Dr. Habib Siddiqui represented Islam. This is the transcript of his speech on Islam.The conference was opened by Dr. Jawaid Ahsan. Dr. Charles Hembrick, Professor Emeritus of Religion at Vanderbilt University, moderated the conference.
Professor Thomas W. Arnold was a polyglot and a scholar of massive erudition. His magnum opusT.W. Arnold, The Spread of Islam in the World offers an unbiased and authoritative history of the expansion of Islam. It exposes the deliberate hamperings of some historians and goes directly to the records early sources to examine numerous claims. […]