| Notre Dame & Saint Mary's Observer
Amir Hussain, professor of theological studies at Loyola Marymount University, said American Muslims have profoundly impacted American society in a lecture Tuesday titled “Islam and the Building of America.”
The lecture was hosted by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and took place in the Hesburgh Center for Peace Studies.
Hussain highlighted the significance of various Muslims —
both famous and obscure—
to American history.
“They’ve contributed something, and some things that I think are quite crucial, as you start peeling back the l...
Qasim Rashid, Lawyer, Speaker, Best-Selling Author of "EXTREMIST"
Some 15 hours into my fast in the blistering Virginia heat my head hurt--but it wasn't a symptom of Ramadan.
Rather, I found myself digesting The Times
columnist David Aaronovitch's latest piece, "Moderate Muslims -- it's time to be outraged
." Aaronovitch argues that, "there is no Islamic peace movement [because] followers are caught up feeling sorry for themselves as victims."
He then proceeds with a laundry list of examples of extremism among Muslim...
A HOMAGE TO DR MAHER HATHOUT - who passed away couple of months ago
by MUSLIM Cou...
M. Akhtar, Ph.D.
During the Q&A portion of a joint press briefing with British Prime Minister David Cameron, President Barack Obama suggested that when it comes to fighting radical Islam, the United States has a security advantage over Europe. It is not that our law enforcement or our intelligence services, etc., are so much better. It’s that our Muslim populations, they feel themselves to be Americans. President Obama is making a very powerful observation here that is infectiously positive and he gets our full commendation for it. For our reading it, however, let us rephrase it as: Muslims are becoming American and the law enforcement services should not take
a prime credit for it. Beside Law...
M.Akhtar,Ph.D., President of Muslim Council of America (MCA)
The city of Detroit went through bankruptcy and faced many crises including the The city of Detroit went shutting-off of the city’s water supply -- a move the United Nations deemed deplored and a human rights violation. Beginning last spring, with the city shutting off water supply to residents with overdue balances, the Islamic Relief USA and Michigan Muslim Community Council (MMCC) donated $100,000-sharing equally, to the Detroit Water Fund. This organized help of Mus...
M. Akhtar, Ph.D.
DURHAM, N.C. — Tuesday,January 13,2015.School officials said. A weekly call-Azan, to prayer for Mu...
Saleem Ahmed, Ph.D.
Samuel Huntington’s 1993 essay “Clash of Civilizations?” foresaw cultural “fault lines” becoming battle lines, with Islam possibly emerging among dominating players. Defining “Islamization” as a belief among some Muslims that they should rule the world and implement the Shariah, this article lists some recent developments validating Huntington’s hypothesis and projects two global futures based on the current Shariah-driven trend, and an alternative future utilizing some “non-Shariah” inspirations.
I believe a clash of the world with “Islamization” is underway exemplified by thirteen violent international, national, and loc...