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Understanding Islam

The Kindness Of The Prophet Muhammad

Cassie Williams | Posted 11.21.2011 | Religion
Cassie Williams

We need reminders of the people in our past that established greatness through kindness. The Prophet Muhammad was one of these men.

5 Myths About American Muslims 10 Years After 9/11

Engy Abdelkader | Posted 11.08.2011 | Religion
Engy Abdelkader

While 9/11 thrust the American Muslim community into the center of public attention nearly a decade ago, misinformation regarding this group persists against an alarming back-drop of rising Islamophobia.

Using New Media To Know The 'Other'

Nausheen Husain | Posted 08.20.2011 | Religion
Nausheen Husain

Social media is only as revolutionary as we make it. We must interact with people we wouldn't normally speak to in person.

Priest Forced To Give Up 40 Days Of Muslim Lent

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Cynthia Billhartz Gregorian St. Louis Post-Dispatch FERGUSON, Mo. (RNS) The Rev. Steve Lawler should have just given up chocolate or television fo...

Who's Afraid of Shariah?

Sumbul Ali-Karamali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sumbul Ali-Karamali

How many of those anti-Islam protesters holding "No Sharia Law" signs (as if anyone were advocating shariah law in the U.S.) actually know what the word means? I'd say, oh, none.