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Islamic Center of Murfreesboro

Overnight In Nashville

Joyce S. Dubensky | Posted 01.29.2013 | Religion
Joyce S. Dubensky

There were years when the Murfreesboro Islamic Center seemed like an unattainable vision, with vocal opposition, messages of pure hatred, arson and legal battles. But when I arrived with my colleagues, none of that was visible.

FINALLY: Opening Day For Tennessee Mosque

AP | TRAVIS LOLLER | Posted 08.11.2012 | Religion

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Muslims in the Tennessee city of Murfreesboro said Friday they hope the opening of their new mosque after more than two years o...

Bad News For Tennessee Mosque

Reuters | Posted 09.18.2012 | Religion

July 19 (Reuters) - A newly constructed Muslim mosque in Tennessee, the subject of a long-running fight in the community, did not receive building i...

A Tale Of One Mosque And Two News Stories

Nancy Fuchs Kreimer | Posted 12.10.2011 | Religion
Nancy Fuchs Kreimer

This is the tale of one city, one Islamic Center and two news stories. One story put the town on the map. The second story garnered almost no national attention.

Tennessee Considers Bill That Makes Following Shariah A Felony

AP | LUCAS L. JOHNSON II | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee is considering making it a felony to follow some versions of the Islamic code known as Shariah, the most severe measure...