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Prince among Slaves by
Call Number: E444.I25 A78 2007
In this remarkable work, Terry Alford tells the story of Abd al Rahman Ibrahima, a Muslim slave who, in 1807, was recognized by an Irish ship's surgeon as the son of an African king who had saved his life many years earlier.
The Columbia Sourcebook of Muslims in the United States by
With this highly informed, real-life portrait, Curtis provides a crucial corrective to the rhetoric of suspicion and fear surrounding current discussions of Muslims in the United States and emphasizes Muslims' continuing impact on American society and culture.
Acts of Faith by
Call Number: E184.M88 P38 2007
Acts of Faith is a remarkable account of growing up Muslim in America and coming to believe in religious pluralism, from one of the most prominent faith leaders in the United States.
A Quiet Revolution by
Call Number: BP190.5.H44 A46 2011
Publication Date: 2011-04-29
Richly insightful, intricately drawn, and passionately argued, this absorbing story of the veil's resurgence, from Egypt through Saudi Arabia and into the West, suggests a dramatically new portrait of contemporary Islam.
The Butterfly Mosque by
Call Number: BP170.5.W55 W55 2010
The Butterfly Mosque, journalist G. Willow Wilson’s remarkable story of converting to Islam and falling in love with an Egyptian man in a volatile post9/11 world, was praised as “an eye-opening look at a misunderstood and often polarizing faith” (Booklist) and “a tremendously heartfelt, healing crosscultural fusion”
Credit Line: “Rejoice” quilt by textile artist Christina L. Adams, shown at Roots of Racism: Ignorance and Fear, Art in Embassies Quilt Exhibition Islamabad, Pakistan, 2003.