Research by a political science professor shows that affiliation with
a mosque increases Muslims' civic engagement. "The more religious
American Muslims happen to be, the more they participate in American
politics," said Karam Dana, who teaches at Tufts University.
ARLINGTON, Texas (ABP) -- Mourners filled First Baptist Church in
Arlington, Texas, March 9 to celebrate the life of a young mission
pastor cut short by murder, while more than 500 others watched live on
Cambridge, England, March 9 (ENInews)--The sudden spread of "democratic liberation" in the Middle East means that a discussion needs to begin on whether secularism has a future in Middle East democracies, said historian Simon Schama in an 8 March lecture at Cambridge University.
They were moved when the first Muslim elected to Congress shed tears
discussing a Muslim who died trying to save others on 9/11. They were
irked by accusations from House members and annoyed when fellow Muslims
maligned their faith.
At times they constituted an Amen corner. At other moments, they jeered and glared at the images beamed live from Capitol Hill.