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What Muslims Need from Christians | Sojourners

What Muslims Need from Christians | Sojourners.
Those same voices who engage in this idle worship now hold the reins of power in the U.S. government. And they seek to exterminate Muslims. There are concerns of a Muslim registry and internment camps. More extreme fears consider other types of camps, imagining a return of the Holocaust. These fears are not unfounded, nor are they out of character with what President Trump’s advisers and appointees have said.

Dehumanizing The Humanities – When Social Justice Becomes Injustice (Hussein Rashid) | Political Theology Today

Dehumanizing The Humanities – When Social Justice Becomes Injustice (Hussein Rashid) | Political Theology Today.
As time went on, I realized how disastrous the job market was for academics in the humanities. Ultimately, I decided to become academia adjacent and focus on my own consultancy. I would teach as an adjunct, but in the earliest incarnation of the term, someone who did the work in addition to a career.

Prof. Hussein Rashid Speaks Out on the Importance of Normalizing Islam | Barnard College

Prof. Hussein Rashid Speaks Out on the Importance of Normalizing Islam | Barnard College.

In the days after Donald Trump took office and his speeches and policies encouraged a distrust or fear of Muslims, religion professor Hussein Rashid appeared in the media to debunk some common misconceptions and call for increased familiarity with the world’s second-largest religion.

What's 'Normal' in Trump's America? - The Takeaway - WNYC

What's 'Normal' in Trump's America? - The Takeaway - WNYC.

The demands that Muslims in this country meet certain expectations of "normalcy" are not new. Hussein Rashid, professor of religion at Barnard College and a Truman National Security Fellow, and Jerusha Lamptey, professor at Union Theological Seminary and author of the book "Never Wholly Other," discuss that sentiment, and how Muslim immigrants meet and adjust to certain expectations of "normalcy" in America.  


As opposition to Trump grows, Nando's #EveryoneIsWelcome proves hot business - Times LIVE

As opposition to Trump grows, Nando's #EveryoneIsWelcome proves hot business - Times LIVE.

Hussein Rashid (‏@islamoyankee) posted to his more than 5‚000 followers: "Wish there was a @NandosUSA in #NYC so I could go where #everyoneiswelcome."