(RNS) Searching for a recitation from a female “qariah” or reciter, Jerusha Lamptey, assistant professor of Islam and ministry at Union Theological Seminary, found none.
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(RNS) The Sidikii clothing line allows Muslim youth to choose clothing that reflects their dual identities: Muslim and cool.
(RNS) The new campaign seeks to raise awareness and funds for Muslim da’wah — a call to propagate the faith — by reciting verses from the Quran on various online platforms.
PEARLAND, Texas (RNS) “My conversion was a shock for my family, they thought I rejected Jesus, Mary, my culture,” said Imam Isa Parada, one of the leaders of Islam In Spanish. “My dad thought I was going to be a terrorist.”
(RNS) Most people assume that because Faisal Saeed Al-Mutar is an Iraqi refugee, he is Muslim. This is not the case. Al-Mutar is a secular humanist, and an outspoken one at that.
NAIROBI, Kenya RNS) Kenya has enjoyed relative peace between the two monotheistic religions that dominate the region. But that may be changing.