Engage Minnesota

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A voice for Minnesotan Muslims

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: muslim, islam, tolerance, religion, interfaith dialogue, faith

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Conversation with Qays Arthur on Guidance and Faith II on Jan 26, 2012 in Guest, God, Islam, Qays Arthur, religion  By Fedwa Wazwaz, Engage Minnesota The conversation with Shaykh Qays Arthur will continue with an exploration of the meaning of faith and guidance in Islam.  This will be covered in a few blogs as there are many angles to this issue that I wou...



If you think the gradual erosion of rights won’t threaten yours, think again on Jan 9, 2012 in Guest, cair, civil rights, haveus corpus, indefinite detention, muslim civil rights, muslim persecution, NDAA, surveillanceBy Hani Hamdan, Engage Minnesota Shortly after 9/11, we began to see government increasingly overstepping its boundaries in the name of national security. First came the indefinite detention of non-U.S. citizens on non-U.S. territory; then the target...



Conversation with Qays Arthur on Monotheism on Jan 4, 2012 in Guest, christianity, Islam, Qays ArthurBy Fedwa Wazwaz, Engage Minnesota Say ye: “We believe in Allah, and the revelation given to us, and to Abraham, Isma’il, Isaac, Jacob, and the Tribes, and that given to Moses and Jesus, and that given to (all) prophets from their Lord: We...



Capturing the Minnesota Muslim Experience Through Oral Histories on Nov 9, 2011 in Onder Uluyol, American Muslim history, diversity, Islam, Minnesota, Muslims in Minnesota, oral historyBy Onder Uluyol, Engage Minnesota “Really?” was the first question Kathy Wurzer of the Almanac asked me when she featured the Muslim Experience in Minnesota oral history project on her popular TV show on TPT. Does the Muslim experience in...



Blessed Festival of Sacrifice on Nov 8, 2011 in Fedwa Wazwaz, abraham, eid, Eid al Adha, ishmael, Islam, Ismael, muslim holiday, MuslimsBy Fedwa Wazwaz, Engage Minnesota November 6th is a special day for Muslims all around the world. Eid ul-Adha, or Festival of Sacrifice is one of the major Muslim holidays. It comes right after the fifth pillar of Islam called the Hajj or pilgrima...



We need to take a long hard look at interest on Oct 24, 2011 in Guest, interest, interest on loans, interest on money, Islam, islamic banking, islamic finance, Muslims, Occupy Wall Street, OWSBy Hani Hamdan, Engage Minnesota With the Occupy Wall Street movement gaining momentum and showing some promise of reform, there is a need to identify the issues that need fixing within our financial system. The phenomena that OWS protesters are decr...