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Embracing Islam from Mormon Roots: A Journey of Faith and Identity

By: Shaylene Haswarey My interest in comparing Mormonism and Islam started during my senior year of high school in 1998, but my journey learning about my Mormon roots started much earlier. Journal Entry, Saturday, July 16, 1994, age 13: I had one of the best days of my life [...]

2023-10-03T17:44:15+00:00October 3rd, 2023|Christianity, Converts, Islam|

Navigating the Intersection: Muslim Parents and the topic of LGBTQ

The Challenge of the LGBTQ Agenda in Public Schools In Muslim communities throughout the country, parents are steering their families through a fast changing society, where they are taught to respect people of all kinds, regardless of culture, religion and identity while also holding steadfast to their own beliefs [...]

2023-09-05T19:06:56+00:00September 5th, 2023|American Muslims, Islam|

Taqiyya and Islam

By Uzma Saeed A few years ago, during my university studies, I encountered preachers from a different faith sharing their beliefs. One of them handed me a pamphlet with Quran translations and attempted to dissuade me from considering Islam as a religion. She used these translations to support her arguments. [...]

2023-09-05T14:53:46+00:00September 5th, 2023|Misconceptions|

Dismantling Misconceptions about Islam Portrayed on TV

Introduction: Perceptions Shaped Through Media The role of television in today’s world is vital in shaping the perceptions of millions of individuals regarding their understanding of different cultures, religions, and communities. Unfortunately, Islam, one of the world’s largest religions, is often underrepresented or misrepresented in mainstream television shows and [...]

2023-08-29T21:50:09+00:00August 29th, 2023|American Muslims, Islam|

Cultivating Understanding

An Interview with Laura El Alam, Author of “Made from the Same Dough” In this article, where we had the pleasure of interviewing author, Laura El Alam, to discuss her children's book titled "Made from the Same Dough." In this interview, we explore the inspiration behind this heartwarming tale [...]

2023-07-24T14:59:06+00:00July 24th, 2023|Converts|
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