2017 - Anse's Blogs - Anse’s Blogs 2017

Five Million Sent. Fifty Million Sent.

Allahumma salli ‘ala sayyidina Muhammad… It is the asking for prayers and blessings to be upon our beloved Messenger. The one, who at...
2017 - Anse's Blogs - Anse’s Blogs 2017

A Good Ending | Part 1

The Cherokee say, “When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you...
2017 - Anse's Blogs - Anse’s Blogs 2017

Bridges!

Are you tired? Do your bones, heart and sinew ache with hurt for humanity? Are you making furtive glances over at the Muslim corner,...
2016 - Anse's Blogs

A Letter

Dear Trump Supporter, I am not afraid of you. I know you are good and kind. You brush your children’s teeth before bed and eat...
2016 - Anse's Blogs

The Rabata Ride: A Narrative Poem By Anse Tamara Gray

The Rabata Ride: A Narrative Poem By Anse Tamara Gray September 2016 In the year of our Lord two thousand and twelve I moved from...
2016 - Anse's Blogs

Sifting through the Mixed Messages: Gender Bias in Islamic Studies Curriculum Materials

Sifting through the Mixed Messages: Gender Bias in Islamic Studies Curriculum Materials Tamara L. Gray University of St. Thomas &...
2016 - Anse's Blogs

Statement in support of the people of Flint, Michigan

Statement in support of the people of Flint, Michigan Since April 2014, pregnant women, infants, strong men, bright teenagers and...
2015 - Anse's Blogs

Gentle Friday

Hatred, evil, anger and fear; war, bombing, terrorism, and death; sometimes it feels overwhelming. But Thanksgiving brings our thoughts...
2015 - Anse's Blogs

Listen Up America!

Listen Up America! In a little house in Amsterdam seven people huddled. They were afraid for their lives and indeed only one will...
2015 - Anse's Blogs

Death of a Beloved Teacher and Scholar

To God we belong and it is to Him that we return… The blessed upbringer and expert legal scholar, al-Hajja Duriyya al-‘Ayta has...