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A potent challenge to prevailing thoughts on politics and culture, with the goal of bringing Muslims and Christians closer.
"While evangelical Christians and Muslims differ as to the content of our faith convictions, there is agreement on the ethics our convictions inspire. By striving to heal the divide as Asma Uddin ably articulates, we can make strides as divergent faith communities toward unity of purpose in service for a thriving humanity."
-- Daniel Harrell, PhD, Editor in Chief — Christianity Today
Uddin ... presents a brilliantly paced and rigorously detailed first book arguing for equal rights for Muslims in the United States ... This book will resonate with those looking for an accessible exploration of public policy with a sprinkling of legal drama. It will be in demand by those seeking to understand the erosion of religious freedom in America.
—Library Journal (starred review)
A galvanizing look at religious freedom in the United States through the prism of attacks on the constitutional rights of American Muslims.
We spied on some of America's most religious citizens. Will there be a reckoning?
The narrative around religious liberty has, in recent yers, been contentious. Scholars and commentators alike have alleged that recent Supreme Court opinions demonstrate a pro-religion bias and, even more controversially, favoritism of Christians over Muslims. A case argued before the Court on November 8th implicates those precise issues.
Asma Uddin is the author of When Islam Is Not a Religion: Inside America's Fight for Religious Freedom (2019) and The Politics of Vulnerability: How to Heal Muslim-Christian Relations in a Post-Christian America (2021). She is Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at Catholic University of America. Ms. Uddin is also a Fellow with the Aspen Institute's Religion & Society program, where she is leading a project on Muslim-Christian polarization in the U.S. She was formerly legal counsel at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, and has held fellowships at Harvard, Georgetown, and UCLA's law schools. Ms. Uddin served two terms as expert advisor on religious freedom to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and was a term-member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, where she was a member of the University of Chicago Law Review.
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