Casey Jones is a graduate of Morehouse College and a member of the Bishop's Advisory Committee at St. Michael's University Church at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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As a Christian, I Didn’t Realize My Muslim Classmates Needed a Prayer Space of Their Own

by Casey Jones 04-17-2017

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The world around me was constructed to, more or less, accommodate my faith.

But many Muslim students cannot take for granted what I, as a Christian, was able to take for granted.

Recently, in a letter to the Frisco Independent School District, the Texas attorney general’s office raised concerns about the constitutionality of a Muslim prayer room at Frisco’s Liberty High Schoo,l based on the establishment clause of the First Amendment.