My faith teaches that being attached to the world detaches you from God. Need balance btwn din (religion) & dunya (world)
Entries from December 2014
Dr. Rashid’s presentation entitled “Sounding Off: Making National Narratives through Music” focused on how Muslims integrate different musical expressions to alter national narratives and normalize the presence of Muslims in North America. Dr. Rashid looked at musical genres from hip-hop to qawwali, including the practice of silence. The talk also touched on transnational flows, mixing of traditions, and Muslims ignorance of their own traditions. The question-and-answer revolved around two themes: valuing the human being and the race to cultural amnesia that Muslims are participating in.
'Serial' whodunit shows how perceptions of Muslims have changed (COMMENTARY) - Religion News Service
'Serial' whodunit shows how perceptions of Muslims have changed (COMMENTARY) - Religion News Service.
The podcast “Serial” is an addictive radio documentary that revolves around a real-life whodunit: the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee and the conviction of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, for the crime. It also illustrates how our thinking about Muslims has changed.