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America at a Crossroads

Since the events of September 11, 2001, Americans have done a great deal of soul-searching about what the future role the United States will play in international affairs. In many ways, any response to such an inquiry will contain many different layers and ideas. In April 2007, PBS began their investigations into this complex area by showing the first episode of "America at a Crossroads". Through...
Days after September 11, 2001

The University of Chicago Press offers, at this site, a series of essays, "Reflections by our authors in the aftermath." Among the seven essays are "Metaphors of Terror" by George Lakoff, "Islam Has Been Hijacked, And Only Muslims Can Save It" by Jonathan Rauch, and "An Arab American Internment?" by Eric L. Muller. The perspectives here are varied, and the essays are thoughtful meditations, some...
Global Connections: The Middle East

Global Connections: The Middle East "integrates and contextualizes the rich body of public broadcasting resources to provide a global and historical perspective that will help teachers, students, and the general public explore and understand seminal events of national and international significance." To that end, there is an exhaustive amount of material related to economics, stereotypes, and the...
Inside Islam: Dialogues and Debates

Under the banner of "Challenging Misconceptions, Illuminating Diversity", the University of Wisconsin-Madison's National Resource Centers and Wisconsin Public Radio's Here on Earth: Radio Without Borders have created this very thoughtful and probing website. The site contains links to the various broadcasts of Inside Islam from Wisconsin Public Radio, a weblog, a set of helpful external links, and...
Islamic Farming: A Toolkit for Conservation Agriculture

This publication may be of particular interest to scholars and/or followers of Islam, agriculturalists, and environmentalists, as it is geared toward Muslim farmers in Africa, a region facing agricultural difficulties due to rapid population growth and climate change. Written by humanitarian, author, and Secretary-General at World Muslim Leadership Forum Husna Ahmad, Islamic Farming: A Toolkit...
Islamic Networks Group

Founded in 1993, the Islamic Networks Group (ING) is an organization dedicated to building peace and fostering an understanding of Muslims, Islam, and other marginalized and misunderstood groups, "to promote harmony among all people." This national network of speakers and educators works to promote diversity and cultural awareness through presentations, workshops, panels, social media campaigns,...
Muslims Around the World Celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Beginning this Tuesday, Muslims throughout the world celebrated Eid al-Fitr, which marks the conclusion of Ramadan. For Muslims, Ramadan is an important holy month, marked by fasting and other important practices and commemorations. Because the start of Islamic holidays depends on when the new moon is sighted, there is sometimes some debate about when exactly Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr begin. In...
The Spirit of Islam: Experiencing Islam Through Calligraphy

Designed as a collaboration between members of local Muslim communities in the lower mainland of British Columbia and staff members of the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, this site was "conceived through the spirit of calligraphy, to frame the aesthetics, spirituality and principals of education relating to the world of Islam." Visitors will want to start by viewing...