Student of the Month

August 2019 – Zaina Abukhdeir

After becoming a mother, Zaina Abukhdeir felt she would not be able to seek knowledge as easily anymore. She tried attending different...
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Women of Rabata: Leadership and Legacy

During Women’s History Month we honor our predecessors and now that the end of the month is upon us, I would like to honor some of the...
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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

Women’s History Month: Lessons and Posters

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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...