An Afternoon in the Mosque

Like many other people, I assumed that going into a Mosque was going to be somewhat related to a church setting. I assumed that when you walked in that you were going to have to be super quiet and wait for mass to start, shutting off the outside world. My assumptions were completely wrong. When we first […]

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Yusuf, a radical Muslim?

Throughout this article, Grewal follows the story of a Muslim named Yusuf. Throughout the beginning of his story, Yusuf paints himself like a radical Muslim. Grewal pointing out that “even some of his Muslim American friends, colleagues, and fellow student travelers challenged his media messaging, criticizing his representations of Islamic creeds.” Yusuf is a confusing […]

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Short Essay Revised

A common misconception woman face practicing Islam is men oppressing their character. Some examples could be wearing a Hijab, praying in a separate part of the Mosque, and sitting in separate rooms on the night of Eid. While most women insist that it is their choice to wear the Hijab, pray in separate rooms, or […]

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Shorty Essay 2

    In today’s society the Islamic religion is faced with many misconceptions from the people in America. It has been thought that the religion oppresses women in ways such as dress, prayer and role of the family. Karim presents us with an idea that “ Women’s choice to worship at a mosque and where […]

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