Islamic Studies

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Minarets on the Horizon

By Murray Hogben

This book gives us a detailed look at Muslim presence in Canada, starting from the pioneer settlers from Syria/Lebanon in the early twentieth century and moving on to the more modern mid-century arrivals from South Asia and Africa. Partly told in their own words, the stories ... 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