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32nd Annual ICNA-MAS Convention (2007)

On the first weekend of July, the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) and Muslim American Society (MAS) held their 32nd annual three-day national convention in Hartford, Connecticut. Both ICNA and MAS are non-profit national Muslim associations with divisions in … Continue reading

American Muslim Music (2007)

Islamic worship is rooted in oral and aural experience. Qur’an in Arabic means recitation; the literal word of God as revealed to the Prophet Muhammad is not a text to be read silently, but a text to be recited and … Continue reading

Amina Wadud (2005)

The Woman-Led Prayer that Catalyzed Controversy On March 18, 2005, Dr. Amina Wadud made waves when she led Muslim prayers in New York City, a ritual almost always reserved for men. Wadud is an African-American activist and a professor of … Continue reading

Baccalaureate Services and Pluralism (2005)

The renewal of baccalaureate services in colleges and universities across the country has been met with increasingly diverse student populations. The manners in which schools approach this growing plurality of religious faiths are as diverse as the institutions themselves. Some … Continue reading

Boston Ten Civic Practices (2006)

Boston is a microcosm of religious diversity and civic engagement in the United States. This list of ten religious practices for civic engagement was compiled from a two-year search of Boston Globe articles relating to religious diversity and civic engagement. … Continue reading