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Muslim Leaders

What Trump and His Supporters Can Learn From Muslim Leaders

Craig Considine | Posted 12.11.2015 | Religion
Craig Considine

Prophet Muhammad is the anti-Trump. The Prophet is an anti-racist figure who promoted egalitarianism. Without a shadow of a doubt, he advanced democracy in an area of the world that had little experience with this political system. Trump supporters who belittle Muhammad have not considered the examples provided above.

Obama's Tricky Balancing Act In Getting Muslim Americans To Fight Radicalization

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Muslim American officials and even some experts on violent extremism aren't entirely sold on a recent push by the Obama administration f...

Americans Dominate List Of The World's 500 Most Influential Muslims

Religion News Service | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 10.12.2015 | Religion

(RNS) As in past years, there continue to be more Muslims from the United States than any other country on this year’s “The Muslim 500: The World...

Muslim Scholars To Islamic State: You Don't Understand Islam

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 09.25.2014 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) More than 120 Muslim scholars from around the world joined an open letter to the “fighters and followers” of the Islamic State, d...

Having Faith in a Community

Dr. Saud Anwar | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Dr. Saud Anwar

When I took the oath of office, as the newly elected mayor of the South Windsor, CT, the fact that I am the first mayor of the Muslim faith in CT, was the last thing on my mind.

Hearings On Rising Anti-Semitism Must Acknowledge Muslim Leaders Willing To Condemn It

Rabbi Marc Schneier | Posted 04.28.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Marc Schneier

The greatly increased willingness of European Muslim leaders to denounce attacks on Jews and work with authorities to prevent future occurrences is a vital component in combined efforts to protect the security of Jews across the continent.

Faith Inspires: The Muslim Heroes Of Our World

The Huffington Post | Jahnabi Barooah | Posted 07.07.2012 | Religion

Editor's note: Every week, HuffPost Religion shines a spotlight on religious people doing good work in their communities. If you would like to recomme...

Muslim 9/11 Reflections: Islam In America 10 Years Later

Posted 11.08.2011 | Religion

"A Bright Future For American Muslims" by Imam Mohamed Magid I believe in an America that will overcome these difficult times in the next 10 years ...

Islamic Reasons Why The Syrian President Must Go

Dr. Faheem Younus | Posted 10.16.2011 | Religion
Dr. Faheem Younus

Crushing a largely peaceful protest with brutal force by the Syrian regime during Ramadan illustrates a larger point; the hypocrisy of variegated Muslim dictators.

Muslim Voices On Twitter

Posted 07.12.2011 | Religion

No example is more powerful a testament to the growing impact of social media than the ongoing revolutions of the Arab Spring. Twitter, Facebook and o...

Who Wins When the U.S. Restricts Religious Freedom?

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

If terrorists are able to not only attack us physically but get us to judge our neighbors by labels rather than the content of their character, turn our back on the Constitution and then restrict the religious freedom of other Americans, we all lose.