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Post-Boston Bombings, Female Converts to Islam Face Growing Scrutiny
Originally Posted: 04/29/2013 - 5:10pm | Type: Blog

Converts to Islam are as diverse as the rest of America, racially and ethnically, as well as in their interpretations of the faith. Some female converts wear a headscarf; some don’t. What they share is the per ...

Loving our Muslim Neighbors
Originally Posted: 07/31/2012 - 11:51am | Type: Blog

More than 5,500 of you signed a petition asking the DOJ to investigate hate crimes against a Joplin, Mo., mosque. But we don’t have to stop there. A few weeks ago, we asked you to ...

Faith Groups Condemn Bachmann's Muslim Brotherhood Allegations
Originally Posted: 07/27/2012 - 11:17am | Type: Blog

On Wednesday, 42 interfaith religious and advocacy organizations signed on to a letter condemning Rep. Michele Bachmann and others in Congress for their accusations that the Muslim Brotherhood had infiltrated ...

Ahmadi Muslim Leader Pushes Plight in Congress
Originally Posted: 06/27/2012 - 4:51pm | Type: Blog

WASHINGTON — The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is persecuted around the world, but it has plenty of friends on Capitol Hill. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., joined more than 20 House colleagues and at least one senator on June 27 a ...

Muslims Launch Campaign to Explain Shariah
Originally Posted: 03/04/2012 - 11:46am | Type: Blog

Against a backdrop of heartland fears that U.S. Muslims seek to impose Islamic law on American courts, a leading Muslim group will launch a campaign Monday to dispel what it called misconceptions about Shariah ...

Verizon Dropping Muslim TV Network
Originally Posted: 02/28/2012 - 7:30am | Type: Blog

Verizon, the national cable television operator, has decided to drop Bridges TV, a pioneering television network that seeks to challenge stereotypes of Muslims and create understanding between Muslims and non- ...

Prayer, Poetry, Politics
Originally Posted: 12/12/2011 - 3:34pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Hirschfield Orange Alert: Essays on Poetry, Art, and the Architecture of Silence. And, Fasting For Ramadan: Notes from a Spiritual ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Nov. 18, 2011
Originally Posted: 11/18/2011 - 5:41pm | Type: Blog

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Nov. 18, 2011 “[ All American Muslim ] is not a documentary with journalistic standards, a la PBS’ Frontline , for example. It is a made-for-t ...

Peace For Me Must Also Mean Peace For My Neighbor
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

"To win the future" was a catch phrase for President Obama during his State of the Union address Tuesday night. "To win the future" was a catch phrase for Pres ...

What Have We Learned Since 9/11?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

This Saturday, we commemorate the ninth anniversary of 9/11. This Saturday, we commemorate the ninth anniversary of 9/11. It is with pain and sadness that we remember the day the ...

Faith in the Park51 Muslim Community Center
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

Faith cannot exist without doubt. The lack of certainty enables us to engage in the holy, human endeavor of believing when we do not have empirical proof. Faith cannot exist witho ...

The Implications of Calling Cordoba House a "Mosque"
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

Islam did not attack America on Sept. 11 -- terrorists did. Islam did not attack America on Sept. 11 -- terrorists did. Peace-loving, law-abiding American Muslims suffered losses ...