Review of Dr. Craig Considine’s “Islam, Race, and Pluralism in the Pakistani Diaspora”

I met Dr. Craig Considine last Ramadan in Houston, Texas. I was attending an inter-faith iftar put on by my local mosque, and he was the guest speaker. I had only heard about him a few days prior to the dinner, but I had already taken the time to peruse his social media accounts and some of his writings online. I have to admit – I was intrigued. Read More…

Integration through Solidarity

The other day, I had the opportunity to attend an interfaith iftar put on by my local mosque.

To those of you who don’t know, we are currently in the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which is most well known for being our month of fasting. Muslims abstain from food and drink (amongst other things) during the hours that the sun is up. Iftar is the meal you eat to break your fast every night (it’s really just dinner). If you’re interested in learning a bit more, check out this post I wrote a little while back about fasting during Ramadan. Read More…