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How a Muslim Sees Muhammad
Michael Wolfe
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Michael Wolfe, a poet and a co-producer of Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet, is the author of three books about Islam: Taking Back Islam, Rodale Press, 2002; One Thousand Roads to Mecca, Grove Press, 1997; and The Hadj, Grove Press, 1993.

A Muslim Cleric on the American Frontier
by Imam Sayed Hassan Al Qazwini
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Imam Sayed Hassan Al Qazwini, was born in Karbala, Iraq in 1964. From a family of Muslims clerics, he came to United States in 1992. Since 1997, he has served as the resident imam at Dearborn Michigan's Islamic Center of America.

Of Muslims and Muhammad
by Azizah Al-Hibri
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Dr. Azizah Al–Hibri, teaches in the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond and is currently a scholar in residence at the Library of Congress. She is the founder of KARAMAH, an organization of Muslim women lawyers "dedicated to empowering Muslim women within an Islamic framework."

"The Best Speech is the Speech of Allah,
And the Best Guidance is the Guidance of Muhammad"

by Jameel William Aalim-Johnson
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Jameel Aalim–Johnson , is Chief of Staff for Congressman Gregory Meeks of New York. Raised as a Christian, he converted to Islam in his early 20s. He now organizes the weekly Muslim congregational Friday prayer on Capitol Hill.

Finding the Prophet in his People
by Ingrid Mattson
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Dr. Ingrid Mattson, is a professor of Islamic Studies at Hartford Seminary. In 1995, she was an adviser to the Afghan delegation to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. The vice president of the Islamic Society of North America, Professor Mattson is a contributor to The Muslim World Journal.

A Daughter of Detroit
by Najah Bazzy
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Najah Bazzy, a second generation American, is a critical care nurse in Dearborn, Michigan. She also conducts workshops to help bridge the gap in understanding between hospital staff and their Muslim patients, many of whom are immigrants.

My Journey in Islam
by Kevin James, Supervising Fire Marshal, FDNY
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Kevin James retired as a Supervising Fire Marshal from the FDNY in September 2002. He is currently a Revson Fellow at Columbia University who does volunteer work with the NY Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) and is seeking admission into law school.




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