Islam

U.S. Colleges Look to Increase Offerings on Islamic Studies

January 26, 2002

Source: The Boston Globe

On January 26, 2002. The Boston Globe featured an article on the increasing interest in Islamic Studies at America's Colleges and Universities. Many Schools are actively looking to hire a Professor to teach courses on Islam and the Arab World. "'We don't have any firm numbers yet, but I've heard from a number of people that they are starting the process of hiring, and it is expected that there will now be an increase in openings for people who concentrate in Islamic Studies,' said Jonathan E. Brockopp, a Bard College religion...

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U.S. Faces Difficulties in Improving Relations with Muslim World

January 25, 2002

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

On January 25, 2002, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that Yvonne Haddad, professor of Islamic history at Georgetown University's Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding spoke on the dilemma facing the U.S. and the Islamic world during an afternoon forum at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. "Noting that Islam is the world's second largest religion, Haddad said she has become increasingly aware that the United States' propaganda war against Islamic fundamentalism is not working... The U.S., she said, is using...

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Peace Vigils Mirror Interfaith Service in Assisi

January 25, 2002

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

On January 25, 2002, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that "as diverse a religious gathering as Pittsburgh ever sees came to what participants called 'our little piece of Assisi' last night to join their prayers for peace with those of Pope John Paul II and religious leaders from around the world... Catholic Bishop Donald Wuerl came first down the aisle of the chapel of the Sisters of St. Francis of Millvale, where 125 people had gathered. After him came veiled Muslim women, a Baptist minister, Jewish leaders, a Zen...

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Muslim Center of Detroit (CJ)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 October 2004.

Phone: 313-883-3330
Email: ciom@aol.com
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Research conducted by The University of Michigan-Dearborn Pluralism Project.

Description

The Muslim Center of Detroit is a part of the Muslim American Society, established in 1985 under Imam W. Deen Mohammed. The center is located on the west side of Detroit in a building that was...
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Muslim Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 20 December 2013.

Contact Information

Address: 1181 Ogden Ave, Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Email: iaswm2013@gmail.com
Website: http://iaswm.org/

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Karbala Islamic Educational Center (CJ)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 October 2004.

Phone: 313-584-2077
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Description

The Karbala Education Center is located along a busy commercial strip in the heart of a thriving Middle Eastern community in Dearborn, a middle-class suburb of Detroit. The strip is lined with numerous Middle Eastern...
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Detroit Masjid

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 19 October 2004.

Phone: 313-532-3519

Muslim Unity Center (CJ)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 March 2005.

Phone: 248-857-9200
Email: info@muslimunitycenter.com
Website: http://www.muslimunitycenter.org
Research conducted by The University of Michigan-Dearborn Pluralism Project.

History

The Unity Center was established in 1993 by Victor Begg and other Muslims living in the northern suburbs of Detroit who felt a need to develop an Islamic center in the...
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Peace Vigils Mirror Interfaith Service in Assisi

January 23, 2002

Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

On January 23, 2002, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that "leaders of more than 20 faiths and denominations in the St. Louis region will gather tonight to reflect on the call to peace found in their respective scriptures... Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, Taoist, Sikh and Ba'hai leaders will enter the sanctuary of the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica and individually read from their scripture about peace... Archbishop Justin Rigali, past chairman of the Cabinet of the Interfaith Partnership of Metropolitan St....

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