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What Can Black Muslims Teach White Muslims? And Why Do They Learn The Opposite?

What Can Black Muslims Teach White Muslims? And Why Do They Learn The Opposite?

Isn’t it funny that white converts connected with the Warith Deen Muhammad community (also known as The American Society of Al-Islam), or even with past in the Nation of Islam, speak about the problems of white Muslims in the U.S. today? Although I lived on the other side of the Earth, for me as a white European interested in Islam,[Read More…]

August 29, 2018 0 comments Our vision
Civic and racial identity of American Muslims (Dr.Sherman Jackson)

Civic and racial identity of American Muslims (Dr.Sherman Jackson)

“Our problem as Muslims is not that we have commitments to different collective identities; our problem is that we tend to treat our collective identities as if they represented ultimate truth, as if they were Islam itself, as if they were an idol though whose appeasement we derive some sense of psycho-spiritual well-being or fulfill some cosmic mission. Our collective[Read More…]

November 12, 2017 0 comments Our vision
Islam&Nationalism (Shaykh Zaid Shakir)

Islam&Nationalism (Shaykh Zaid Shakir)

The nation-state and nationalism are both modern phenomena. In his article for Renovatio, Zaid Shakir writes that Islam contains clear arguments against the most important elements of nationalism. This conversation explores the contents of his article, Where Islam and Nationalism Collide, to be published in Vol I, Issue II of Renovatio: the Journal of Zaytuna College.

October 9, 2017 0 comments Our vision