Islamic Studies

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Belonging and Banishment

By Natasha Bakht

A variety of Canadian voices come together here to explore some of the vital issues facing Muslims in Canada. Who, indeed, is a Canadian Muslim? This is only one of the fundamental questions addressed in this volume. The authors are from diverse ethnic backgrounds, hail from ... Read more

Minarets on the Horizon

By Murray Hogben

This book gives us a detailed look at the Muslim presence in Canada, starting with the pioneer settlers from Syria/Lebanon and the Balkans in the early twentieth century and moving on to the more modern midcentury arrivals from South Asia and Africa. Told in their own words, ... Read more

Of Hockey and Hijab

By Sheema Khan

In these thoughtful essays, Sheema Khan--Canadian hockey mom and Harvard PhD--gives us her pointed insights on being a modern and liberal, yet practising, Muslim, especially in Canada. Tackling a host of issues, such as terrorism and fanaticism, human rights post 9/11, Islamic ... Read more