Islamic state of mind: American Downfall on Sharia, Islamophobia, and the role of media in the U.S.

Madina Seytmuradova Staff Writer The latest seminar in the American Downfall series discussed the compatibility of Islam with American democracy on Wednesday, Sept. 13. “We spent time defining the difference between Islam and Islamism or political Islam,” said Aaron Hagler, an assistant professor of history. “The discussion ranged from what is Sharia, what is Islam, to Read More

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Practicing Islam in the Bible Belt

Lirona Joshi Contributor Alabama’s close-knit, predominantly Christian community is a home for Troy University. Its international program brings people from all over the globe and of all faiths into Troy. These include many Muslim students who are adapting to the Bible Belt lifestyle. “I don’t think there is much difference in terms of living between Christianity Read More

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