Religious Diversity and Public Education: The Example of American Muslims

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Before discussing education, religious diversity, and American Muslims, I need to begin with thanks. In the Qur’an, the word for unbelief, kufr, is often contrasted with the word for thanks, shukr. The implication is clear: the person who does not believe is the person who is not thankful to God. My thanks to everyone at Fresno State who worked so hard on the Ethics, Religion, and Civil Discourse conference from which this volume emerged. In particular, I would like to thank Professors Vincent Biondo and Andrew Fiala for inviting me to be a part of this volume.


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Hussain, Amir. “Religious Diversity and Public Education: The Example of American Muslims.” In Civility, Religious Pluralism, and Education, edited by Vincent F. Biondo III and Andrew Fiala, 193-203. New York: Routledge, 2013.