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Saturday, February 09, 2008

No More Monkey Business

Taylor and Ben both have had interesting things to say about Rowan Williams' recent promotion of the possibility of Shariah law in England.

I had dinner with George Weigel last night, and we discussed his new book on Islam and the West. It looks excellent. As George pointed out, does Rowan have any idea how conservative Shariah law is? When we bear in mind that Rowan recently celebrated a eucharist for a community of practicing homosexuals, and said nothing when British courts held that Catholic charities should be forced to hand orphans over to adoptive homosexual couples, it seems that at least Shariah in England might provide for a departure from moral monkey business in the mother land...