I am dread to see what a mosque version of this would look like.
Some of you may have seen Nicholas Kristof’s piece on Mukhtaran Bibi. You may not have caught his addendum and how to help support her.
Our favorite beduouina has posted her life story. As many numbers as I throw at you about most Muslims are not Arab, nor are all Arabs Muslim (say hello to Edward Said, Hanan Ashrawi, and Tariq Aziz, to name a few), her own background gives a much sense of that reality. Just for the record, and for those of you who care about numbers: 6.3 billion people in the world (source) 1.3 billion Muslims in the world (no cited source, just the number that’s being bandied about right now) 300 million Arabs (source [projected from source]) ~5% of the world,…
Stereotypes of Muslim Piety in Calendar Art and Hindi Cinema. Fascinating virtual museum and essay. Technorati Tags: India, Muslims, stereotypes