Sacramento mosque honors Christian church

Sacramento Church

By Stephen Maganini First Covenant Church of Sacramento, which has helped resettle several hundred Muslim refugees, received a big thank you Wednesday night from the SALAM Islamic Center. At its annual interfaith Iftar, the SALAM center gave First Covenant its Distinguished Award for Continue Reading

Unmosqued: A Film About the Mosque in America

Unmosqued

Written by Ahmed Eid UnMosqued is a documentary film that focuses on the need for reform in many of our mosques in America. The film follows the story of a group of people who are unhappy with the status quo at their mosque and decide to reform it by trying to get elected onto the leadership. The Continue Reading

The American Mosque 2011

The US Mosque Survey 2011 is a comprehensive study of mosques in America. The Survey consisted of (1) a count of all mosques in America and then (2) a telephone interview with a mosque leader (Imam, President or board member) from a large sample of mosques. The mosque count was conducted from Continue Reading

Shari’a and Violence in American Mosques

How great is the danger of extremist violence in the name of Islam in the United States? Recent congressional hearings into this question by Rep. Peter King (Republican of New York), chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, have generated a firestorm of controversy among his colleagues, the Continue Reading