Blog Profile / islamicate


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Archived Since:June 6, 2008

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Allah Akbar, i musulmani newyorkesi e le parole rubate - Repubblica Tv - la Repubblica.it

Allah Akbar, i musulmani newyorkesi e le parole rubate - Repubblica Tv - la Repubblica.it. A una settimana esatta dall’attentato di Tribeca un viaggio tra i discorsi e i volti dell’Islam di New York. C’è la sensazione di essere stati defraudati delle due parole considerate in assoluto più preziose: Allah...

Cold stones – The Immanent Frame

Cold stones – The Immanent Frame. When I first received the invitation to contribute to “Is This All There Is,” I thought immediately of the great speculative fiction author Douglas Adams. The question called to mind the title of his novel So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish. An...

Hussein Rashid Archives - PEN America

Hussein Rashid Archives - PEN America. In America, people are always finding ways to try to silence things they don’t understand. Right now, it’s religion; before, it was race.

A Qawwalified Home: Spirituality, Resistance, and American Muslims - Williams College

3 weeks agoReligion / Islam : islamicate

A Qawwalified Home: Spirituality, Resistance, and American Muslims - Williams College. Bruce Springsteen makes Pakistani music? Despite the long presence of Muslims in America, Islamophobia is on the rise. Like many other communities, Muslims turn to their faith to help craft a response, and the results enrich American culture. Come...

How New York's Muslims Are Responding To Manhattan Truck Attack : NPR

3 weeks agoReligion / Islam : islamicate

How New York's Muslims Are Responding To Manhattan Truck Attack : NPR. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to Hussein Rashid, a professor in the religion department at Columbia University and a native New Yorker, about how the Muslim community in New York is reacting to Tuesday's terrorist attack.

Speaking Event: al-Ghazali Lecture: The Uncanny Muslim: Real and Imagined in America

last monthReligion / Islam : islamicate

The al-Ghazali Lecture Hussein Rashid is the founder of islamicate, L3C, a consultancy focusing on religious literacy and cultural competency. His work includes exploring theology, the interaction between culture and religion, and the role of the arts in conflict mediation. To share his research on Muslims and American popular culture,...

Panel: Islam and Comics, Boston, Oct. 21

last monthReligion / Islam : islamicate

Comics and Islam 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Saturday, October 21, 2017 Muslim identity and practices are featured more comics than ever, from mainstream titles like Ms. Marvelto independent graphic memoirs. This panel takes stock of this important growing field — including the brand-new book Muslim Superheroes: Comics, Islam,...

I'm on a NY Comic Con Panel!

3 months agoReligion / Islam : islamicate

Writing God(s): The Creation of Modern Mythologies and Post-Modern Theologies in Comics - Event Search (For Guest Page) - New York Comic Con - October 5 - 8, 2017 - Javits Center. Superheroes are Gods. We read stories of their glory and revel. We bear witness to their losses and...

Hijacking Jihad: Reclaiming Islam's 'Personal Struggle'

3 months agoReligion / Islam : islamicate

Hijacking Jihad: Reclaiming Islam's 'Personal Struggle'. Over the last two decades, the term “Jihad” has exclusively been defined as a holy war perpetrated by extremists. As such, when the average American hears the term “Jihad,” they conflate Islam with terror. Although the term has been hijacked by extremists, many Muslims...

Believer, religious studies, and the public « The Immanent Frame

5 months agoReligion / Islam : islamicate

Believer, religious studies, and the public « The Immanent Frame. When we ask what sort of religious studies work Believer does, we are truly asking, what is the nature of our field and what sort of work do we do? As Edward Said, amongst others, noted, we are now academics,...

Is It Hateful To Believe In Hell? Bernie Sanders' Questions Prompt Backlash | UPR Utah Public Radio

6 months agoReligion / Islam : islamicate

Is It Hateful To Believe In Hell? Bernie Sanders' Questions Prompt Backlash | UPR Utah Public Radio. Hussein Rashid, founder of the religious literacy consultancy Islamicate L3C, doesn't agree that the belief itself is a problem. "I think we have to accept that there are theologies that are what I...

Trump’s statement on Ramadan is almost entirely about terrorism - The Washington Post

6 months agoReligion / Islam : islamicate

Trump’s statement on Ramadan is almost entirely about terrorism - The Washington Post. “He could not recall the honor of being on stage with one of the icons of American life, but could remember to deny part of America’s story,” said Hussein Rashid, founder of islamicate, a consultancy focusing on...

Tweeting the Qur'an #Quran #Ramadan #ttQuran 2017/1438

6 months agoReligion / Islam : islamicate

Traditionally, Muslims read the Qur'an in its entirety over this time, in a section a day. The Qur'an is split into thirty sections, called juz', and one section is read each night. This year is the 9th year I am inviting people to tweet the Qur’an for Ramadan. I will...

Commencement | Schedule of Events | Amherst College

6 months agoReligion / Islam : islamicate

Commencement | Schedule of Events | Amherst College. Baccalaureate Celebration. Seniors play a significant role in this multifaith gathering that includes music, readings, dance and an address by Hussein Rashid, a community preacher and faculty member in the Barnard College Department of Religion. Johnson Chapel.

Hajj: The Pilgrimage | The Practice of Islam in America

6 months agoReligion / Islam : islamicate

Hajj: The Pilgrimage | The Practice of Islam in America. “Hajj: The Pilgrimage” by Hussein Rashid Chapter Summary This chapter takes us on a journey to Mecca, site of the hajj, or annual pilgrimage. Hussein Rashid depicts this often once-in-a-lifetime experience for several Muslim Americans who represent a wide variety...

Do Muslims Have to Be Democrats Now? - The New York Times

6 months agoReligion / Islam : islamicate

Do Muslims Have to Be Democrats Now? - The New York Times. “As a Muslim, I’d vote for Jesus, but the Republicans won’t let him in, and the Democrats don’t believe in him,” said Hussein Rashid, a professor of religion at Barnard College, who concedes that he’s a tad bitter...

Combatting Islamophobia Through the Arts - Video

7 months agoReligion / Islam : islamicate

The Roles of Arts & Culture in Addressing Islamophobia direct link to my video is here.

Rikers: An American Jail

7 months agoReligion / Islam : islamicate

There is a new film on Rikers, called Rikers: An American Jail, and I'm quoted in the interfaith discussion guide. As a Muslim, when I hear about prison, I think to the Story of Joseph, told in Chapter 12 of the Qur’an: are we punishing difference, rather than actions, and...

G?D TALK: A Shabbat Potluck Dinner Series – “Hospitality” | Romemu

7 months agoReligion / Islam : islamicate

G?D TALK: A Shabbat Potluck Dinner Series – “Hospitality” | Romemu. G?d Talk Potluck Shabbat Dinner: “Hospitality” from Muslim, Jewish and Christian Perspectives Friday, May 12th, after services, 8:15PM, but you MUST register Led by Rev. Eleanor, Rabbi Jill Hammer, and guests Dr. Hussein Rashid and Rebekah Forni Tonight we...

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