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Passing on the FaithTransforming Traditions for the Next Generation of Jews, Christians, and
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James L. Heft

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780823226474

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011

DOI: 10.5422/fso/9780823226474.001.0001

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Making Safe Space for Questioning For Young American Muslims

Making Safe Space for Questioning For Young American Muslims

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(p.204) Making Safe Space for Questioning For Young American Muslims
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Passing on the Faith
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Amira Quraishi

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823226474.003.0012

This chapter discusses the results of a study on two organizations: Muslim Youth Camp (MYC) and American Muslims Intent on Learning and Activism (AMILA). The MYC aims to bring Muslim families and individuals of diverse backgrounds together for a fun-filled week of Islamic living, learning, and inspirational experiences in nature. AMILA describes itself as “committed to spiritual enrichment, intellectual freedom, and community service.” Although the MYC and AMILA have very different structures, they have three common goals: 1) the need for a nonjudgmental environment in which to explore themselves and different ideas; 2) an environment that reflects an American Muslim culture; and 3) a need to contribute to the community in meaningful ways.

Keywords:   American Muslims, Muslim youth, Muslim Youth Camp, American Muslims Intent on Learning and Activism, youth organizations

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