Muslims Today

"Mom-ing" as a Muslim

from Shane's Muslim Connect

When you think of Muslims, you probably tend to think of men rather than women. And when you think of Muslim women, your thoughts may go to burkas and oppression. (A topic for another day. . .or several!) You might not right away think of moms! 

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Who are the Sufis?

from Shane's Muslim Connect

sufisOver 300 Sufi Muslims lost their lives this weekend because other Muslims think they’re doing it wrong. 

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The Beauty and Diversity of Muslim Life

What comes to mind when you think of how Muslims live? Hear one Muslim share how living out his faith leads to creative and diverse expression. 4.5 minutes. 

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Christmas for Indonesian Muslims

IndoChristmasThis year we started the Christmas season in a unique way. Instead of our usual celebration - going to a hotel or restaurant packed with believers and decked out with decorations, singing carols, exchanging gifts, and listening to the Christmas stories told year after year - we chose to attend a Christmas party geared toward our Muslim friends in Indonesia.

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The Beautiful Side of Islam

Islamic art

Most of the images relating to the Muslim world that we see regularly are harsh photos of protests and violence. As an alternative, here are some websites that showcase the more beautiful side of Islamic culture.

 

Architecture

Beautiful Mosques Around The World

Islamic Architecture: Islamic architectural styles, architects, and regions

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