US Growth of Islam Creates Need for Religious Scholars

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. — Imam Mohammad Qazwini's deep understanding of Islam and his formal training at a seminary in the holy city of Qom, Iran, draws students to this suburban Detroit classroom just off the large prayer room of a mosque. "In many other s...

Can Gen Z Figure Out How to End Islamophobia?

Muslims and Christians gathered last week at Fresno Pacific University to talk about Islamophobia, its causes, and what Generation Z — the generation of Americans now of college age, who are said to be the nati...

Muslim Youth Have a Place to Call Their Own at My Deen

Eighteen-year-old Salman Khan is outside shooting hoops with a handful of friends, some of them his buddies since elementary school. Like Khan, the other players are Muslim young men; their basketball "court" is in a parking lot behind My Deen (it's Arabic for...

How Do Muslims View Jesus?

Christians and Muslims have had a rocky relationship over the centuries. They have often competed with each other – sometimes violently – for converts and power. Lost in their rivalry is their mutual love and a...

Islamic Center Opens Helping Hands to Fresno and Beyond

The Islamic Culture Center of Fresno is more than just a place for Valley Muslims to pray. "Like other religious organizations, (we do) whatever we can to stretch out a helping hand to folks."—ICCF's Reza Nekumanesh The facility at 2111 E. Nees in Fresno...