This is reminiscent of all the Muslim academics, including Joseph Lumbard and Jonathan A. C. Brown, who have boasted that they would destroy me in debate but then ducked out of opportunities to do so. If what they’re saying is true, why are all Islamic spokesmen so unwilling to debate in a neutral setting or entertain questions in an open forum?
A trainee Church of England priest at Oxford University has accused it of discrimination and bias after he says he was told he could not ask a lecturer critical questions about Islam.
The student has filed a formal complaint to the university’s proctors’ office in which he claims the lecturer pointed at him in a seminar and said: “Everybody can ask a question except you.”
The student, Shahriar Ashrafkhorasani, 33, is an Iranian-born convert from Islam who is set to become a Church of England priest in July, while the lecturer, Minlib Dallh, is a research fellow at Regent’s Park College in Oxford on a project about love in religion part-sponsored by the King of Jordan….