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Desi Nationalism, Hanafi Purists and the Ouster of an American-Muslim Pioneer

I want to tell you about a man that I have known since I was a teenager. His name is Sheikh Muhammad Nur Abdullah, or just Sheikh Nur as most people call him, and he is the former Imam or … Continue reading

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No problems here!

  Denial (dĭ-nī’əl) is a defense mechanism in which a person is faced with a fact that is too painful to accept and rejects it instead, insisting that it is not true despite what may be overwhelming evidence Some brothers … Continue reading

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Clarification and more thoughts

After completing the ten-part rise and fall of the Salafi Dawah in America series I wanted it to marinate for a while and for readers to be able to voice their opinions on what had been written and their own … Continue reading

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The rise and fall of the ‘salafi dawah’ in the US (Final, Comments Open)

Previously: Part One: The Beginning Part Two: The Competition for Converts Part Three: The Brotherhood Part Four: E.O. and its satellites Part Five: Northern Virginia/DC area Part Six: The Decline Part Seven: Boycotting and Excommunication Part Eight: Social Breakdown Part … Continue reading

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