A new study estimates that the total number of Muslims
living in the United States has grown by 1 million in the last decade and that Muslims
now comprise 1.
According to the study, 52 percent of Muslim
millennials are foreign-born, while 64 percent of adult Muslims
Jerusalem has the largest concentration of Muslim
residents -- 311,000 -- in 2015, making up 20.
Renowned scholar and leader of Jamiat Ulema-E-Islam (JUI) Maulana Sharif Hazarvi said that if those who obtain liquor license under the garb of Non Muslim
identity are married then their "Nikah" have been invalid.
Perhaps the demolition of the Babri Masjid had a painful impact on the Muslim
For several years, Muslims
have integrated into the tapestry of American life, but the rise in anti-Muslim
sentiment is a relatively newer phenomenon.
Of all the variables we looked at, from age to education to perceptions, the factor that was most strongly associated with anti-Muslim
prejudice is not level of education, whether or not one knows a Muslim
, or even one's opinion of Islam, it is anti-Jewish prejudice.
This research shows that many of the assumptions about Muslims
and integration are wide off the mark," Mogahed, the executive director of the Gallup Center for Muslim
The problem involves the 39 percent of Americans who recently told Gallup that Muslims
should carry special identification.
But it's true that today in the Muslim
world things are very different, and some Muslims
believe that all people must become Muslim
Well, when our Muslim
students are required to take courses in Bible, church history, and theology, all taught by our faculty, one can only presume that they will hear or at least be exposed to the Christian message in ways deep and profound.
With Islam in America a subject of growing interest among Americans of all religious persuasions, the time is surely ripe for the first full-length biography of America's earliest Muslim
Mark Sedgwick (associate professor of modern Middle East history, American University in Cairo) introduces Western readers to the Islamic world and explores the various different Muslim
societies in Islam & Muslims
: A Guide to Diverse Experience in a Modern World.
The issue of Muslim
women wearing veils in public that has ignited an unprecedented national debate in the United Kingdom, and that has already led to bans in a number of European countries, is destined to become an issue in Canada, too.
A year ago, France was convulsed in its worst street violence since the radical student riots of the 1960s, as Muslim
immigrant youths set fire to cars, buses, and hundreds of buildings and clashed with riot police, during a month-long rampage.