Educating the Muslims of America

Tammy Gaber
2010 American Journal of Islam and Society  
This pioneering volume brings together many different voices in an attemptto tackle various aspects of this topic. The introduction, written by YvonneY. Haddad and Jane I. Smith, contextualizes the volume's importance withinsome of the growing hostility voiced in the American media as regards tothe supposed association of Muslim madrasas and "home-grown terrorism."They highlight the magnified threefold importance of Muslim education inAmerica as serving to improve Islamic education, dispel
more » ... cation, dispel myths, and educatethe American public. They also give a brief history of Muslim educationhere and trace the growth of full- and part-time Muslim schools ...
doi:10.35632/ajis.v27i3.1311 fatcat:ooqp7xvgrzev5hzsayc6b6jhoe