Progressive Muslim Union Conference Held at Union Theological Seminary

November 15, 2004

Source: AScribe Newswire

On November 15, 2004 Ascribe Newswire reported, "a new progressive American Muslim organization will officially launch at a press conference to be held at 9 a.m. at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. The Progressive Muslims Union of North America (PMU) is the result of months of work and planning by a diverse group of American Muslims, including well-known academics, professionals, and community activists... The group, whose mission statement calls for 'a progressive religious, intellectual, social and political agenda,' plans to focus on areas such as women's rights, the arts, a critical engagement with Islamic textual sources, and a progressive political platform."

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