8 edition of Educating the Muslims of America found in the catalog.
Educating the Muslims of America
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Yvonne Y. Haddad, Farid Senzai, and Jane I. Smith.|
|Contributions||Haddad, Yvonne Yazbeck, 1935-, Senzai, Farid., Smith, Jane I.|
|LC Classifications||LC913.U6 E38 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008026397|
The vast majority of Muslims think that Islamic education means acquiring Islamic religious knowledge-study of Qur'an, Arabic, Hadith, Sunnah, Seerah, Fiqh, Islamic history, and allied subjects. As a matter of fact, in the present world broadly speaking we have two types of Muslims. Islam in America The mention of the word Islam in the American soils evokes mixed reactions, especially after the September 11 attacks that left the American security agencies at the edge of confusion. Islam is equated to terrorism by most none Islam Americans. This is the general notion that was left in the minds of many westerners.
Twenty-seven years ago, Muslim Brotherhood leader Yusuf al-Qaradwai traveled to America to organize Muslims across America, educating them with his diabolical plan for the compete Muslim takeover. African Muslims were an integral part of creating America from mapping its borders to fighting against British rule. Muslims first came to North America in the s as part of colonial expeditions. One of these explorers, Mustafa Zemmouri (also known as Estevanico), was .
The Islamic faith began with a series of divine revelations, which were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad beginning in the early 7th century ad's revelations went on to form the basis of the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam, and they gave rise to a worldwide faith that now numbers over billion adherents. The very first Muslim Brotherhood organization to establish itself in America was the Muslim Student Association. That was in , and since then, .
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: Educating the Muslims of America (): Haddad, Yvonne Y, Senzai, Farid, Smith, Jane I: Books5/5(1). Education, both secular and religious, has always been of the greatest importance to the Muslim community in America. Muslims have made it clear that they want their children to have the best education possible at the same time that they are learning the essentials of their faith.
To date, no systematic, statistically valid survey of Muslims in America has been conducted. This largely because of a lack of reliable information about Muslims in this country." (Pg. 25) "Paul Findley's book They Dare to Speak Out has proven to be a timely incentive for Muslims to consider the possibility of forming political action Cited by: Inherent to this stereotype is the popular misconception that Islam is a new religion to America.
In Muslims and the Making of America Hussain directly addresses both of these stereotypes. Far from undermining America, Islam and American Muslims have been, and continue to be, important threads in the fabric of American life. About the Author Jane I.
Smith is senior lecturer in divinity and associate dean for faculty and academic affairs at Harvard Divinity School. She is the author of Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue and Visible and Invisible: Muslim Communities in the is also the coeditor of Educating the Muslims of America and coauthor of Muslim Women in America.
And its focus is on educating the public about Islamic history and culture and Muslim contributions to world civilization, not just America's. In "Al' America," his book about America's. Muslims and the Making of America by Amir Hussain is another book about Muslims in America, but from a surprisingly different perspective.
Hussain highlights the aspects of American popular culture where Muslims have made an indelible mark: music, politics, architecture and sports. It's a short read but highly informative.
On Saturday, SeptemThe Muslims of America, Inc. (TMOA), will hold a "March for Justice" in support of the Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar (Burma) from am to pm at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, E. 47th Street, New York City, New York.
The s saw waves of South-east Asian Muslims also making their way to America. Muslims also came from Africa, Asia and even Latin America. The estimated number of Muslims in. Welcome. More than books, audio, video, gift, software, and other products relevant to Islam and Muslims.
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Teaching about Religion, Islam and the World in Public and Private School Curriculum - Susan Douglass Muslim Homeschooling - Priscilla Martinez Guide Us to the Straight Way: Nascent Institutions Take on the Challenge of Educating Muslim Youth in America - Nadia Inji Khan Islamic Children's Media - Yasmin Moll 1) Importance of Education Transcript of the paper presented at the First Annual Conference of the Ahlu 'l-bayt Assembly of North America, October, Toronto, Canada.
Education in Islam | Al-Islam. Irshad Manji (born ) is a Canadian educator and the author of The Trouble with Islam Today () and Allah, Liberty and Love (), both of which have been banned in several Muslim countries.
Her latest book, Don't Label Me, was published in February Manji is a senior fellow at the Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy of the University of Southern California.
Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns; A Muslim Book Of Colors by Hena Khan is as much a book about the basics of the Muslim religion as it is a book about colors. A little girl goes through various religious and cultural items of various colors while the rhyming text explains their significance.
Muslim Student Association (MSA) of U.S and Canada as the rallying point in their endeavor to serve Islam and Muslims in the North America scene. Other services and outreach organization soon followed, such as North America Islamic Trust (NAIT), Islamic Medical Association (IMA), Muslim Arab Youth Association (MAYA) and Muslim Youth of North.
West” since Muslims are, and have been, part of America since the beginning. Slide #3: Part One: Muslims and America: A Long History •In this first lesson we will look at a brief description of American Muslims before discussing some of the foundations of the long history of Muslims in America.
Muslims in America is the "first single-author history of Muslims in America from colonial times to the present", which is what the back cover proclaims. I have no reason to doubt that this sad statement is true and for that reason this book is a welcome addition to the shelf of any serious student of American history/5(17).
Robert R. Reilly (born 31 October ) is a writer and senior fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council (since ). He has published on topics of US foreign policy and "war of ideas."Reilly is also widely known as a classical music critic who has written for periodicals including High Fidelity, Musical America, Schwann/Opus, and American Record Guide.
Claim: \"The United States Department of Education has introduced an Islamic indoctrination program for the public schools, called ‘Access Islam.’ \"False. 1 day ago Dennis Prager: Rating America’s Presidents ‘an important ― and enjoyable ― book’ pm By Robert Spencer Leave a Comment “One thing virtually every American can agree on is that every ranking of American presidents is a reflection of the values of the person or persons making those rankings.
Jane I. Smith, editor Jane I. Smith retired in as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Senior Lecturer in Islamic Studies at Harvard Divinity School. Currently she is Professor Emerita at Hartford Seminary. She is the author of a number of books on such topics as Islam in America, Christian-Muslim dialogue, women in Islam, American Muslims and education, and minority Muslim .The second edition of Islam in America features a new chapter on post-9\/11 realities, which covers infringements on civil rights and profiling, participation in politics, transformations in Islamic law, pluralism and identity issues, foreign influences, anti-Islamic sentiment, intra-Islamic tensions, and the quest for a moderate Islam.