They are part of the national fabric that holds our country together. They contribute to America in many ways, and deserve the same respect as any of us. I pledge to spread this message, and affirm our country’s principles of liberty and justice for all.
Hi. My Name is Mostafa Aboumousa. I have been Muslim since I was born. I am from Egypt and live in Pennsylvania. This is my stroy. The first day of school of my 6th grade year, a bunch of kids came up to me and asked "Where are you from?" I told them I was from Egypt. Then they asked me what was my religion. I told them I am a Muslim. Continue Reading »
I choose this title, "Friends in Need," for its double-edged meeting: I am thankful to my Muslim friends who have been friends to me in need: there when I've needed them-kind, patient, shoulders to cry on, allies in struggle and sometimes simply cracking me up to take my mind off my troubles. Continue Reading »
I first got to know some Muslims when I started studying at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. About a year into my program, I switched to the department that encompasses studies of religious traditions other than Christianity (the GTU is made up of predominantly Christian institutions). Continue Reading »