Intellectual Honesty or Islamophobia?

Intellectual Honesty or Islamophobia?

Islamophobia: this term has been cropping up a lot recently, particularly in the wake of Murtaza Hussain’s article in which he labelled prominent atheist Sam Harris an Islamophobe (which I discuss here). While the dust seems to have settled after that particular spat, we are left with a serious question: is focusing on Islam above and beyond the other major faiths of the world intellectually dishonest and does that focus stem from other, more unsavory traits like racism?

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