Muslims and the making of America

  • 132 Pages
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History, Muslims,
StatementAmir Hussain
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE184.M88 H87 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 132 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27227486M
ISBN 101481306227
ISBN 139781481306225
OCLC/WorldCa961182838

MUSLIMS AND THE MAKING OF AMERICA is an important work that explores many of the significant contributions Muslims have made to the U.S. and continue to make, to the betterment of all.

Written in an engaging style, Dr. Hussain's book will Cited by: 1. 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. Hussain chronicles the history of Islam in America to underscore the valuable cultural influence of Muslims on American life/5. In Muslims and the Making of America Hussain directly addresses both of these stereotypes.

Far from undermining America, Islam and American Muslims have Muslims and the making of America book, and continue to be, important threads in the fabric of American life. Hussain chronicles the history of Islam in America to underscore the valuable cultural influence of Muslims on American life.

America's Other Muslims: Imam W.D. Mohammed, Islamic Reform, and the Making of American Islam explores the oldest and perhaps the most important Muslim community in America, whose story has received little attention in the contemporary context.

Muhammad Fraser-Rahim explores American Muslim Revivalist, Imam W.D. Mohammed (–) and his contribution to the /5(2). In Muslims and the Making of America, Hussain directly addresses the stereotypes of Muslims following 9/11 and terrorism.

Far from undermining America, Islam and American Muslims and the making of America book have been, and continue to be, important threads in the fabric of American Life. “There has never been an America without Muslims,” according to Hussain’s (Oil & Water) book, a vindication of Muslim Americans and their essential contributions to U.S.

history and culture. Hussain’s book Muslims and the Making of America may be a very short read but it is a much needed one, packed with facts that destroy myths and remove stereotypes. Many writers have written similar topics, but Hussain has a unique angle.

He showcases Muslims instead of Islam, and he focuses on people rather than religion. 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. On 28 JulyBreitbart published an article under the headline “Obama: Muslims Built ‘The Very Fabric of Our Nation” that referenced a 27 July statement issued by the White House on.

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. 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.

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. 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. Muslims and the Making of America is a highly accessible and readable book, more of a profound and well-crafted popular read than an academic one.

This is a book that does not pull you into. Amir Hussain has 40 books on Goodreads with ratings. Amir Hussain’s most popular book is World Religions: Eastern Traditions. Muslims and the Making of America by. Amir Hussain. avg rating — 50 ratings — 6 editions. Want to Read saving. In his new book America’s Other Muslims: Imam W.D.

Mohammed, Islamic Reform, and the Making of American Islam, Muhammad Fraser-Rahim explores the story of Imam W.D. Muhammad and details the intersection of the Africana experience and its encounter with race, religion, and Islamic reform that it.

He will talk about his new book, Muslims and the Making of America, which discusses the contributions that American Muslims have made to what it means to be American.

Amir Hussain is Professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University, where he teaches courses on. Race, Religion, and the Making of a New Minority. Harold D. Morales. AAR Religion, Culture, and History. Description.

Latino and Muslim in America examines how so-called "minority groups" are made, fragmented, and struggle for recognition. 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.

Islamophobia explores the presence of these anxieties through the political cartoon--the print medium with the most immediate impact. This book shows graphically how political cartoons dramatically reveal Americans' casual demonizing and demeaning of Muslims and Islam.

And the villainizing is shown to be as common among liberals as conservatives.3/5(2). Korb (Life in Year One), a writer who teaches at N.Y.U., explores the origins and founding of Zaytuna College, the first Muslim four-year undergraduate liberal arts college in the United States.

My new book, Muslims and the Making of America, begins with this deliberately provocative sentence: “There has never been an America without Muslims”.

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The first Muslims documented in the United States were slaves of the Spanish conquistadors. One of them died in what is now New Mexico insome 80 years before the Pilgrims arrived.

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. Muslims are neither new nor foreign to the United States.

They have been a vital presence in North America since the 16th century. Muslims in America unearths their history, documenting the lives of African, Middle Eastern, South Asian, European, black, white, Hispanic and other Americans who have been followers of Islam.

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STUDY. PLAY. El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X) "History is a people's memory, and without a memory man is devoted to the level of the lower animals." Job Ben Solomon. An enslaved African imam.

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Who was Job Ben Solomon the son of. SinceIslamiCity provides a non-sectarian, comprehensive and holistic view of Islam and Muslims, a view that would cultivate peace, inspire action, explore positive solutions and encourage purposeful living through the universal teachings of Islam.

Video fromMuslim Professor Sharifa Alkhateeb explains, "Long Range Process of Making America Muslim, All of America Muslim" - Muslim educator shares u.

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. It once belonged to Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States and one of America’s founding fathers.

Ellison borrowed it from the Rare Book Section of the Library of Congress. The story of America’s first Muslim institution of higher education, Zaytuna College In the fall ofanti-Muslim furor in the United States reached a breaking point, capping a decade in which such sentiment had surged.

Loud, angry crowds gathered near New York’s Ground Zero to protest plans to build an Islamic cultural center, while a small-time Florida minister appeared on national. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Muslims In America: Telling Your Own Stories We asked American Muslims to tell us how they are crafting their own stories — through art, music, activism or.

Vestiges of Islam. America's Islamic Heritage Museum started in as a traveling exhibition called Collections and Stories of American Muslims. In "Al' America," his book about America.