The Columbia sourcebook of Muslims in the United States / Edward E. Curtis IV, editor.

Curtis, Edward E., 1970- (Added Author).
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 Presented by: the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association and Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, George Mason University, 2013. [ SM/TS 04-04-2013 @ ACL-MAIN ]
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 Presented by: the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association and Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, George Mason University, 2013. [ SM/TS 04-04-2013 @ ACL-MAIN ]
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 Presented by: the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association and Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, George Mason University, 2013. [ SM/TS 04-04-2013 @ ACL-MAIN ]

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780231139564 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 023113956X (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780231139571 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0231139578 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xvii, 452 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c2008.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [433]- 436) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Whispers and Echoes: American Muslims Before World War I -- / Omar ibn SayyidThe Autobiography of Omar ibn Sayyid (1831) -- / Mohammed Alexander Russell WebbIslam in America (1893) -- / Edward Wilmot Blyden"Islam in the Western Soudan" (1902) -- / George L. RootThe Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine (1903, revised 1916) -- WPA Interviews with Mary Juma and Mike Abdallah (1939) -- Contact and Divergence: Immigrant and African American Muslims from World War I to 1965 -- / Pir Inayat Khan"America: 1910-1912" (c. 1925) -- / Moslem Sunrise"I Am a Moslem" (1921), "True Salvation of the 'American Negroes': The Real Solution of the Negro Question" (1923), "Crescent or Cross: A Negro May Aspire to Any Position Under Islam Without Discrimination" (1923), and "Living Flora-And Dead" (1924) -- / Noble Drew AliThe Holy Koran of the Moorish Science Temple (1927) -- / Shaikh Daoud Ahmed FaisalAl-Islam: The Religion of Humanity (1950) -- / Imam Vehby Isma'il"Our Prophet, Muhammad" (1959) -- / Abdo ElkholyThe Arab Moslems in the United States (1966) -- / Piri Thomas"God, Ain't You for Everybody?" from Down These Mean Streets (1967) -- / Elijah Muhammad"What the Muslims Want" and "What the Muslims Believe," from Message to the Blackman in America (1965) -- / Malcolm XInterview with Al-Muslimoon (1965) -- American Islam After 1965: Racial, Ethnic, and Religious Diversities -- / Muhammad Raheem Bawa Muhaiyaddeen"The Inner Qur'an," from Islam and World Peace (1987) -- / W. D. Mohammed"Historic Atlanta Address" (1978) -- Nation of Gods and Earths, "What We Teach," "Allah," and "Supreme Mathematics" (1992) -- / Frances TrixPrologue to Spiritual Discourse: Learning with an Islamic Master (1993) -- / Minister Louis Farrakhan"Million Man March Address" (1995) -- / Jeffrey LangStruggling to Surrender: Some Impressions of an American Convert to Islam (1995) -- / Sally Howell"Finding the Straight Path: A Conversation with Mohsen and Lila Amen About Faith, Life, and Family in Dearborn," in Arab Detroit: From Margin to Mainstream (2000) -- / Damarys Ocana"Our Stories: A Leap of Faith," in Latina Magazine (2004) -- / Islamic Horizons"Matrimonials" (2005) -- / Asra Q. NomaniStanding Alone in Mecca: An American Woman's Struggle for the Soul of Islam (2005) -- Women, Gender, and Sexuality in American Islam -- / Leila Ahmed"From Abu Dhabi to America," in A Border Passage: From Cairo to America-A Woman's Journey (2000) -- / Carol L. AnwayDaughters of Another Path: Experiences of American Women Choosing Islam (1996) -- / Tarajee Abdur-RahimInterview in American Jihad: Islam After Malcolm X (1993) -- / Asma Gull HasanAmerican Muslims: The New Generation (2000) -- / Azizah al-Hibri"An Introduction to Muslim Women's Rights," in Windows of Faith: Muslim Women Scholar-Activists in North America (2002) -- / Amina WadudQur'an and Woman: Rereading the Sacred Text from a Woman's Perspective (1999) -- / Khalida Saed"On the Edge of Belonging," in Living Islam Outloud: American Muslim Women Speak (2005) -- / Imam Zaid Shakir"An Examination of the Issue of Female Prayer Leadership" (2005) -- / Laury Silvers"Islamic Jurisprudence, 'Civil' Disobedience, and Woman-Led Prayer" (2005) -- / Ingrid Mattson"Can a Woman Be an Imam? Debating Form and Function in Muslim Women's Leadership" (2005) -- American Muslim Politics and Civic Engagement After 9/11 -- Council of American-Islamic Relations, "The Status of Muslim Civil Rights in the United States" (2005) -- / Laila Al-Marayati"American Muslim Charities: Easy Targets in the War on Terror," in Pace Law Review (2005) -- United States of America v. Earnest James Ujaama (2002) -- Fiqh Council of North America, "Fatwa Against Terrorism" (2005) -- / Omid Safi"Being Muslim, Being American After 9/11," in Taking Back Islam: American Muslims Reclaim Their Faith (2002) -- "Yaphett El-Amin for [Missouri] Senate District 4" (2006) -- / Khaled Abou El Fadl"Islam and the Challenge of Democracy" (2003) -- / Shamim A. Siddiqui"Islamic Movement in America-Why?" in Muslims and Islamization in North America: Problems and Prospects (1999) -- American Islamic Congress, "A New Guide to Muslim Interfaith Dialogue" (2006) -- / Patricia S. Maloof, Fariyal Ross-Sherriff"Challenges of Resettlement and Adaptation of Muslim Refugees," in Muslim Refugees in the United States: A Guide for Service Providers (2003) -- American Muslim Spirituality and Religious Life -- / Betty Hasan Amin"Hajj in a Wheelchair," Azizah Magazine (2002) -- / Abdul Rauf"Who Is God?" in Qur'an for Children (1995) -- / Shakina ReinhertzWomen Called to the Path of Rumi: The Way of the Whirling Dervish (2001) -- / Tazim R. Kassam"The Daily Prayer (Du'a) of Shi'a Isma'ili Muslims" (2001) -- / Aminah McCloud, Frederick Thaufeer al-DeenA Question of Faith for Muslim Inmates (1999) -- / Suhail MullaOnline Advice About Muslim Youth (2004 and 2005) -- Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA), "Islamic Medical Ethics: The IMANA Perspective" (2005) -- / Yahia Abdul-Rahman, Abdullah S. Tug"Introduction to LARIBA Financing" (1998) -- / Capital D"Culture of Terrorism," from Insomnia (2004).
Summary, etc.: Sampling from speeches, interviews, editorials, stories, song lyrics, articles, autobiographies, blogs, and other sources, Curtis presents a patchwork narrative of Muslims from different ethnic and class backgrounds, religious orientations, and political affiliations. He begins with a history of Muslims in the United States, featuring the voices of an enslaved African Muslim, a Syrian Muslim sodbuster, and a South Asian mystic-musician, along with the words of such well-known Muslims as Malcolm X. Then he follows with an examination of such contemporary issues as Islam and gender, the involvement of Muslims in American politics, and emerging forms of Islamic spirituality. In constructing his history, Curtis draws on the work of Muslim feminists, social conservatives, interfaith activists, missionaries, and politicians, as well as Muslim rappers and legal experts. He also includes records from the large-scale migrations of the 1880s; racial, ethnic, and religious trends of the 1960s; writings from second-generation and African American Muslims; and discussions of Islam in the public square.
Subject: Muslims > United States > History > Sources.
Muslims > United States > Social conditions > Sources.
Islam > United States > History > Sources.
United States > Ethnic relations > Sources.
United States > Religion > Sources.
United States > Religious life and customs > Sources.