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Knowledge, Practice and Heart: A Hijab Story

Knowledge, Practice and Heart: A Hijab Story

By Jacquelyn N. Crutchley My journey into Islam started with gaining knowledge and practice, but it ended with heart. I am a firm believer that what you put the effort in, will grow and become a part of you. Even as we work through the trials of life and our failures,...

Sustenance of the Soul

The Physical and the Spiritual are One.  The rich heritage of mental health in Islam dates back to the Islamic Golden age. We often talk about the advancements of science and humanities, however,  we don’t often talk about mental health and just how profound and...
The Importance of Art

The Importance of Art

An Inspiring, Uniting Force What role does is art play in our lives as Muslims? Is it a mere distraction or is it the soul of a society? Depending on where you are situated politically, you will find very dramatically different answers to that question. As someone who...
MAS Applauds Derek Chauvin Guilty

MAS Applauds Derek Chauvin Guilty

April 21st, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (St Paul, MN, 4/21/2021) The Muslim American Society applauds today’s guilty verdict in the trial of police officer Derek Chauvin. The police murder of George Floyd was a devastating tragedy that sparked some of the largest...
MAS Urges Humanitarian Action

MAS Urges Humanitarian Action

(Washington D.C.) | August 17th, 2021 – The Muslim American Society prays earnestly for the people of Afghanistan who have endured hardship and injustice for over 40 years. Dealing with an ongoing U.S.-led war for 20 years, corrupt governance and extreme rule of the...

The Impact of the Orphan

The religion of Islam honors the tradition of caring for and adopting orphan children. Adoption is often mentioned in the Quran. “And they (the righteous) give food in spite of love for it to the needy, the orphan, and the captive…” (Quran 76: 8)....