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One mosque, many faiths

November 19, 2013   We all sat in a circle, surrounded by the tranquility of a richly decorated mosque in Washington, D.C. We were for once...

Lessons From The Whole Quran Episode

When Terry Jones, a Florida pastor, announced his plan to burn Qurans on 9/11 with a tweet and an "International Burn a Koran Day"...

Scholar Akbar Ahmed and research team explore Muslim identity in America

A team of five mostly 20-something Americans, led by esteemed Muslim scholar Akbar Ahmed, are crisscrossing the nation on an anthropological mission to discuss...