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April, 2019

December, 2018

  • 16 December

    Conversion to Twelver Shi‘ism among American and Canadian women

    In the United States, at least a quarter of the Muslims are thought to be converts. Nevertheless, conversion to Islam in North America only received substantial media and  academic attention after the September 11th  attacks. Little research has been done on Western women who convert to Shi‘i Islam. To fill ...

  • 16 December

    Shiʻism in America By Liyakat Nathani Takim +PDF

    Shi’ism in America provides the first general overview of the Shi’i community in America, tracing its history, its current composition, and how Shi’a have negotiated their identity in the...

September, 2018

March, 2017

  • 6 March

    Article: American Shi’ism and the Media

    This article will initially examine the origins and contemporary experience of the Shi‘i community in America. It will also discuss how Shi’is can better represent themselves in...

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