That’s what non-Muslims are noticing. That’s when you know change is coming.
Mona Eltahawy has a wonderful piece in the Christian Science Monitor about Muslim stereotypes about Muslims. She also describes the Muslim Leaders of Tomorrow conference in greater detail. Technorati Tags: Islam, MLT, Muslims in the West
It is here! Yay! I should be live blogging, unless I get too caught up in the discussions :). I’ll be starting out with two posts prior to the event, one on pluralism – in preparation for one of the panels – and one on the conservative-liberal Muslim. Here comes PFBC. Technorati Tags: progfaithblogcon
Book Review: A Muslim American Slave – WSJ.com. Amid these unpromising circumstances, members of the American Colonization Society—a group that encouraged owners to free their slaves and organized former slaves to colonize what is today Liberia—asked North Carolina slave Omar Ibn Said to write his autobiography. A literate man of West African extraction who had converted from Islam to Christianity, Ibn Said (ca. 1770–1863) created what today is the only extant example of an American slave narrative written in Arabic. His brief work, under the title "A Muslim American Slave: The Life of Omar Ibn Said," is now published in…