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Educating the Muslims of America

Educating the Muslims of America

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Oxford University Press, Oxford ; New York, p.277 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb LC913 .U6 E38 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/7858886

Keywords:

Islamic education--Canada--Congresses, Islamic education--United States--Congresses

Notes:

"As the U.S. Muslim population continues to grow, Islamic schools are springing up across the American landscape. Especially since the events of 9/11, many have become concerned about what kind of teaching is going on behind the walls of these schools, and whether it might serve to foster the seditious purposes of Islamist extremism. The essays collected in this volume look behind those walls and discover both efforts to provide excellent instruction following national educational standards and attempts to inculcate Islamic values and protect students from what are seen as the dangers of secularism and the compromising values of American culture."