Category Archives: Islam

Is the Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group?

The Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamist movement that has long held a disputed position in Middle Eastern politics, is now a focus of controversy in the United States.

Blind Christian Woman Refuses ISIS’ Demands to Convert to Islam and Lives to Tell About It

A blind Christian woman who was trapped under Islamic State control in Mosul for over two years before she was finally able to escape has opened up about how she…

Nike Will Launch “Pro Hijab” for Muslim Female Athletes

Following its successful “What Will They Say About You Campaign” and Nike+ Training Club App in Arabic, Nike has revealed its next-level plans to make global sports more inclusive for women…

Why the Apparel Industry Is Embracing Muslim Fashion

In the modern-day culture wars over Islam’s place in America, fashion has become a flashpoint. Should Muslim women in the U.S. publicly show their faith with garments, from hijabs to…

Muslims Raise Money to Repair Vandalized Jewish Cemetery

After the desecration of a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis over the long holiday weekend, an incident in which more than 150 headstones were toppled or damaged, two American Muslim activists started…

American Muslims Push Themselves Into Politics

Members of Muslim communities in the U.S. say the campaign rhetoric, and recent actions by the Trump administration, are spurring them into action A mother of three in this Boston…

Do Jews, Christians, and Muslims Worship the Same God?

“Do we worship the same God?” This complex question, it seems to me, warrants a similarly complex response, one that integrates a variety of dimensions of reading and belief.

A Mix of Despair and Resolve for US Muslims In Trump Era

Four days after President Donald Trump was inaugurated, mental health counselors hosted a webinar on how their fellow American Muslims could cope. They surveyed the political landscape: a White House…

Trump’s Hindu, Sikh, and Muslim Power Brokers

When Indian-American industrialist Shalabh “Shalli” Kumar donated close to a million dollars to the Trump campaign, many in the community dismissed it as a poor investment.