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Islam in urban America : Sunni Muslims in Chicago

Author: Garbi Schmidt
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In recent years, world events have trained a harsh spotlight on the Muslim religion and its adherents. The misunderstanding and bias against Muslims in the United States not only persists but has  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Garbi Schmidt
ISBN: 1592132235 9781592132232 1592132243 9781592132249
OCLC Number: 52269151
Description: ix, 242 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The history of Muslims in Chicago : an overview --
Between Michael Jordan and Muhammad : Muslim children in Chicago --
The circle and the cutting edge : Muslim colleges and students' associations --
The house of God and beyond : understanding Islam, Islamic identities, and Islamic authority among adults --
Muslims in America : E Pluribus Unum.
Responsibility: Garbi Schmidt.
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