Tuesday, June 6, 2017

"Even if the Mufti of Constantinople

were to send a missionary to preach Mohammedanism to us, he would find a pulpit at his service." 
-Benjamin Franklin
-Cited by Juan Cole, Engaging the Muslim World, (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2009), p. 238. His footnote (#3) is Benjamin Franklin, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, 2nd ed. (New Haven, Conn: Yale University Press, 2003), p. 176.