This is a pretty well written article by Dr. Musa Maguire on what people can mean when they say American Islam and how people view it, and in what respect it is being called ‘American’.
What is American Islam?
By Dr Musa Maguire
Director of Community Relations, MA’RUF
There is a lot of talk and enthusiasm these days about “American Islam”. As Muslim communities take root in the United States and confront unprecedented social, political, and cultural realities, we are faced with difficult decisions about how to define our identity and practice our faith in this land. Despite its popularity, however, the exact definition of American Islam remains unclear.
In this discussion, it is fair to say that there are two absolutes. Continue reading ‘What is American Islam? by Dr. Musa Maguire’