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Tennessee Mosque

Supreme Court Declines To Hear Case Against Tennessee Mosque

Religion News Service | Bob Smietana | Posted 06.04.2014 | Religion

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) For years, opponents of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro vowed to take their legal fight to shut down the mosque all the way ...

I'll See Your Cross And Raise You...?

Rabbi Rami Shapiro | Posted 10.13.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Rami Shapiro

What we have brewing in Murfressboro is a classic contest between two competing faiths. While many may find the crosses an affront to Islam, the fact is we may be in for a good ol' American advertising war.

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...

On The Eve Of Ramadan, Muslims Fight For The Right To Celebrate

Asma Uddin | Posted 09.18.2012 | Religion
Asma Uddin

When the rights of one faith are abridged, the rights of all faiths are threatened. All faiths have the right to worship God in freedom and in peace, and with dignity.

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...

Tennessee Mosque Construction Goes On Despite Ruling

AP | TRAVIS LOLLER | Posted 05.31.2012 | Religion

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Construction is continuing on a mosque as attorneys debate a judge's ruling that said local officials did not give the public eno...

Judge Rules That Tennessee Mosque Construction Will Be Stopped Because Public Wasn't Properly Notified About It

AP | TRAVIS LOLLER | Posted 07.29.2012 | Religion

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Construction of a Tennessee mosque that has been strongly opposed by critics of Islam likely will be stopped after a judge ru...

Herman Cain's Political Islamophobia

Todd Green, Ph.D. | Posted 09.18.2011 | Religion
Todd Green, Ph.D.

Cain's comments reflect a strategy among some Republican politicians to challenge Islam's place in the American religious landscape by calling into question whether it is even a legitimate religion.

Islamophobia: Increasingly Ordinary And Therefore Most Terrible

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 07.23.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

Leo Tolstoy scathingly wrote of a protagonist whose life was "most ordinary and therefore most terrible." Such may also be said of the ruling put forth by Tennessee judge Robert Corlew.

Googling Islam and Paranoia

Nabil Echchaibi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nabil Echchaibi

We could either dismiss Terry Jones as a lunatic bigot, or we could ask the tough question of who is misguiding the pastor and people like him who seem so convinced that "Islam is of the Devil."

Cops: Tennessee Mosque Site Fire Was Arson

AP | LUCAS L. JOHNSON II and TRAVIS LOLLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A suspicious fire that damaged construction equipment at the site of a future mosque in Tennessee has some local Muslims w...