As the United States grows increasingly diverse, recognizing important holidays within different traditions not only brings awareness of the diversity within the student population but also instills pride in the people who celebrate them.
Provided are answers to some of the most common questions that ING has encountered across the country. While many of the answers address issues relating to creed or issues that are well established such as the six major beliefs or the Five Pillars, others focus on areas that are more open to interpretation. These answers reflect the fact that Islamic teachings are the product of a dynamic conversation among Muslim scholars and between the scholars and the laity who apply their best understanding of the primary sources of Islam to current circumstances rather than a fixed set of laws and regulations.
These digital presentations and their accompanying notes provide overviews of topics relating to Muslims and Islam that include Getting to Know Muslim Americans and Their Faith and An Overview of Ramadan and Fasting.
View our recommended list of adult and children’s books for further reading on topics covering Islam, Muslim History, History of Muslims in America, and Muslims in America.
The listing of webinars included here cover a wide range of topics that include spirituality and solidarity in a time of crisis, intra-Muslim racism, and Christian-Muslim relations.