Imam (OPL Human Library 2013)
Annotation:In these thoughtful essays, Sheema Khan - Canadian hockey mom and Harvard PhD - gives us her pointed insights on being a modern and liberal, yet practicing, Muslim, especially in Canada. .
Annotation:In this book a variety of Canadian Muslim voices address vital issues related to the question of living as Muslims in the Canadian social, legal, and political spaces.
Annotation:These thoughtful and articulate individuals represent the truth about the faith and its adherents who are drawn to the logic, compassion, and tolerance they find in Muslim teachings.
Annotation:Ramadan, named by Time magazine in 2000 as one of the 100 most important innovators of the coming century, argues that Islam can and should feel at home in the West.
Annotation:Benedictine nun Sr. Mary Margaret Funk has engaged in interfaith dialogue with Aerican Muslims in an effort to bridge the gaps that seem to divide Christianity and Islam, and has found startling similarities to her own deeply held Catholic practice and beliefs.