When Rep. Peter King of New York called a hearing called “Radicalization in the American Muslim Community,” it brought into focus the dramatic and polarized emotions many Americans have towards Muslims.
Emotions were high during Congressional hearings on terrorism. Members from several Muslim and Somali American groups gathered to watch the hearings.
A congressional panel investigating homegrown terrorism in America displayed sharp divisions Thursday over how to frame the discussion, reflecting a country still struggling with how best to combat terrorism nearly a decade after the Sept. 11 attacks.
The Republican congressman who has organized controversial hearings into radical Islam called Muslims “part of the mosaic” of America Wednesday and said they shouldn’t feel threatened or intimidated by his inquiry.
The White House is pushing a message of religious tolerance ahead of this week’s congressional hearing on Islamic radicalism, which has sparked protests on grounds it unfairly singles out Muslims.
A University of Minnesota conference on Islam will take a fresh look at the humanities and sciences in Islamic civilization and explore the connections between the Islamic and western worlds.
The University of Minnesota is opening a think tank for issues around Islamic law, human rights and the rule of law and terrorism in the Muslim world.
Steve fills in for John and covers topics ranging from childhood obesity to the shifting change in attitude of Pastor Terry Jones to what’s happening in outer space.
Groups from several religions are handing out information to attendees of the State Fair. Is this the place to pass out info on Christianity, Islam, and more beliefs? Christian Collins Winn, associate professor of Biblical […]
President Obama commented on the proposed Islamic Center Friday during an observance of Ramadan. But what is the month-long ritual practiced throughout the religion? Amin Kadir, President of the Islamic Institute of Minnesota, explains. This […]