American Muslims: The New Generation Second Edition by Asma Gull HasanAmerican Muslims: The New Generation Second Edition by Asma Gull Hasan

American Muslims: The New Generation Second Edition

byAsma Gull Hasan

Paperback | June 12, 2002

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Twenty-five-year-old Asma Hasan describes herself as a Muslim feminist cowgirl (she was raised in Puebo, Colorado). Convinced that Muslim Americans are the victims of mistaken identity Hasan breaks through the stereotypes and generalizations to talk about the religion and the believers she knows from the inside.While the book provides a lot of basic information about Islam in America, the major emphasis is on the sheer normalcy of American Muslims. Like other Americans, they are very keen on family values, religious freedom, and the opportunities the U. S. has always afforded new immigrants.Moreover, says Hasan, American Islam, as it grows and evolves, will offer a model to Islam in the rest of the world: a purer Islam, one more conscious of the difference between the essence of Islam and its accomodations to various cultures over time.
Title:American Muslims: The New Generation Second EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9 × 5.97 × 0.62 inPublished:June 12, 2002Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0826414168

ISBN - 13:9780826414168

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"For those interested in understanding the fastest growing religion in America, American Muslims is a must-read. Hasan provides a human portrait of a rising religious faith."--Hank Brown, President of the University of Northern Colorado and former US Senator