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Muslims and People of Other Faiths

Tamim Saidi

Tamim Saidi

Reflections of an Imperfect Muslim

By Tamim Saidi, Engage Minnesota

Like many Muslims around the world, I grew up in a country that was 99.9% Muslim. Excluding a very small Hindu population, the only time we saw someone who was not a Muslim was on television. The vast majority of people in Afghanistan, my country of birth, like some other regions in the Muslim-majority parts of the world, had very little interaction with people of other faiths. Continue reading

Dr. Mattson urges joint action by religious communities to face the challenges of the 21st century

mattsonBy Onder Uluyol, Ph.D., Engage Minnesota

Dr. Ingrid Mattson spoke at the Islamic Center of Minnesota (ICM) on February 2, 2009. The topic of her speech was “Religious Co-existence and the Challenges of the 21st Century.” Dr. Mattson was in town at the invitation of the ICM and was also scheduled to speak at the JRLC event at the State Capitol on February 3. The sold out event at the ICM was attended by a large number of Muslims and people of other faith traditions including several religious leaders from the Christian, and Jewish communities. Continue reading

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