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...
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 &...
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...
2015 - Anse's Blogs

A Leader has a LAP

I am honored to speak in front of an audience of God Lovers. We are each a sign of the absolute truth of Divine goodness as we have all...
2015 - Anse's Blogs

Eulogy for Abu Salah

October 9th, 2015 It is not often that we are blessed with beautiful examples of what it means to be good. Coach Salah Abdul-Razacq...
2015 - Anse's Blogs

Adab: The Distinguishing Quality

I often wonder what might have been written about the Prophet ﷺ if he had visited Japan, Europe, or the indigenous peoples of the...