In an op-ed for the Chronicle of Higher Education, UNC professor of religious studies Omid Safi reflects on the idea of tolerance in current discourses about Islam and Muslims. 

[H]ere is where the question of tolerance in a post-9/11 world comes to the forefront: For pluralistic Muslims, as indeed for other human beings who recognize our ultimate interconnectedness and oneness, there has to be a higher calling than merely tolerating those different from us.

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