Tag: September 11

Holy Weeks in the Shadow of Death

When I attend services of other faiths, I try to participate as much as my knowledge and my own faith commitments allow. I do not speak the language of Islamic prayer (Arabic) but I was generally familiar with what is…

From Fear of Islam to Outreach

  From fear of Islam to outreach: how 9/11 prompted interfaith efforts  In the decade since 9/11, the percentage of US congregations that participate in interfaith worship has doubled, a study says, and more mosques are engaging in outreach and…

Islam Was Not Hijacked on 9/11

By Dalia Mogahed Some have argued that Islam was one of the victims of 9/11, hijacked like those planes on that horrific day a decade ago. I disagree. While some Americans mistook al Qaeda’s loud religious rhetoric for real domination,…