When Islam is not a religion : inside America's fight for religious freedom
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- ISBN: 1643131311
- ISBN: 9781643131313
367 pages ; 24 cm
- Edition: First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
- Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2019.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references (pages 328-367).|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Part I: "Stop the Islamization of America." -- "Islam is not a religion." -- "I think Islam hates us." -- "What is religious freedom, anyway?" -- "You have to deal with the mosques." -- "What is sharia and why does it matter?" -- Part II: "Good" versus "Bad" Muslims -- "If you hate terror, stay here." -- "Why hijab?" -- "Who you gonna call? Religious Liberty Task Force!"|
|Summary, etc.:||Religious liberty lawyer Asma Uddin has long considered her work defending people of all faiths to be a calling more than a job. Yet even as she seeks equal protection for Evangelicals, Sikhs, Hindus, Muslims, Native Americans, Jews, and Catholics alike, she has seen an ominous increase in attempts to criminalize Islam and exclude American Muslims from their inalienable rights. Somehow, the view that Muslims aren't human enough for human rights or constitutional protections is moving from the fringe to the mainstream--along with the claim "Islam is not a religion." This conceit affects all Americans because the loss of liberty for one means the loss of liberties for everyone. When Islam Is Not a Religion also looks at how faith in America is being secularized and politicized, and the repercussions this has on debates about religious freedom and diversity.|
Asma T. Uddin is a religious liberty lawyer who has worked on cases at the U.S. Supreme Court, federal appellate courts, and federal trial courts. She is the founding editor­-in­-chief of altmuslimah.com and was an executive producer for the Emmy and Peabody­-nominated docuseries, The Secret Life of Muslims. She has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Teen Vogue. Asma lives in Washington, DC.
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