I had seen Jim Henley’s site in other people’s blogrolls and loved the name. It’s one thing I can’t manage to do, to present an unqualified offering. Writing for the web on any subject at all can be paralyzing when you consider everybody who could possibly stumble on your site. So I find myself qualifying every other statement with “in my experience” and “God knows best”.
Anyway, Mr. Henley stumbled onto this site while reviewing Aziz’s Unmedia.com and Zack and Amber’s Blog (see below) and I caught some of the praise that they are more deserving of. He was struck by the emergence of moderate muslim bloggers on the internet and thought that there was enough of us by now that he should say this:
That’s a great message, and I thank him for that. That’s a pet peeve of mine over at AltMuslim. AltMuslim is all by itself a clear example of the open, honest dialogue amongst muslims that everyone is anxious for, and yet that site is forever getting visitors demanding to know where the moderate muslims are! But maybe that’s because folks aren’t appreciating Jim’s other great point, that moderate discussion amongst muslims will not
Ha! Of course, I scan the Weekly Standard from time to time, but mostly just to check for new Stephen Schwartz articles.
More on Muslim Webloggers over at AltMuslim.