Best of: Muslim communities in the Midwest
Religious diversity in the Midwest is the subject of a new book by a professor of religious studies, who is, himself, a descendent of Syrian Midwesterners.
He'll also be giving a talk at the Union Theater at the Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield on Thursday, April 7 at 7:00 pm.
This conversation originally aired April 4, 2022.
Edward E. Curtis IV
Author, Muslims of the Heartland | William M. and Gail M. Plater Chair of Liberal Arts, Professor of Religious Studies, Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI
Since it’s the start of both Ramadan and #ArabAmericanHeritageMonth, let me share a photo of Sada Juma flapping what North Dakotans called Syrian lefse. Learn more about the Arab Muslims who fasted and feasted on the prairie in #HeartlandMuslim (@NYUpress) https://t.co/pBToDeExNl pic.twitter.com/QsJnMs5KVs— Edward Curtis (@EdwardECurtisIV) April 1, 2022
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