I have no animosity toward Muslims for their faith. I disagree with it and happy to profess my Christian faith. I am a Christian and proud of it. I have been on dental/mission trips to Bosnia and treated Muslim and Christians alike. I treat them the same as any other patient in need.
But I am alarmed at young women wanting to experiment with wearing a head scarf to see what it feels like. This is an expression of their faith. Wearing it gives the appearance of also accepting this faith. Are they also will to renounce their Christian faith? Would these Muslim ladies agree to wear a cross to see how it feels?
Women in the military in Muslim countries are not even allowed to wear necklaces with a cross or any jewelry depicting Christian emblems. If you are a non-believer fine, but as a believer you should be expressing our faith by wearing a cross instead of head gear.
Would the professors at Fresno State who are giving extra credit for students who participated also be willing to give credit for ladies who wear a cross on a necklace?
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Norman C. Bitter, Fresno