According to astronomical data, the crescent moon of the month of Shawwal can easily be sighted with the naked eye, during the sunset of Saturday, the twenty-ninth of the month of...
Millions of Muslims worldwide are observing the day of Ashura which marks the martyrdom of the Prophet Mohammad's grandson in the seventh century...
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 ...
The book contributes to the scant qualitative literature on divorce and religious experience. It counters media and widespread assumptions of Islamic marriage and divorce as backward and anti-American...
The 13th Annual National Muslim Congress Conference will be held in Dallas, TX on Aug 18-20th 2017. In attendance will be a number of renowned scholars who will address various topics at...
An estimated 20,000 Muslims from across the US are in downtown Baltimore over the weekend for the Islamic Circle of North America's annual...
The Shia community in North America, from its earliest years, founded a number of organizations to provide institutional support for...
The first academic chair in North America dedicated to Shi’i studies has been established at Hartford Seminary.