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The Convert Trap

Evidently, American converts face difficulty integrating into an accepting Islamic community. ┬áIt’s bad enough that Islamic practice often conflicts with the American cultural milieu. Community provides the cushion and the impetus for all successful adjustments, yet instead of finding open … Continue reading

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Further Adventures in Anatomy (For a Five-Year-Old)

Hasan came to spend the night with me again. He said,”Grandma, will you please tell me more about the body? I’m not confused anymore.” “No, I think we’ll not study tonight,” I replied, remembering his emotional upset after we’d “studied” … Continue reading

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