Abraham-Ibrahim, Moses-Musa: Two Prophets, Two Faiths — Event at Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center Classes, New York By Rabbi Leonard Schoolman and Dr. Hussein Rashid on April 9, 2019

Two iconic figures in the Torah, Abraham and Moses, are depicted as prophets in the Quran. We will delve into the differences in the way these two personalities emerge in Jewish and Islamic scripture, what similarities they share and what we can learn about the differences between Islam and Judaism from those depictions.  Tuesdays 6:30…

Exploring the Intersection of Faith and Environmental Justice with Theologian Hussein Rashid — ac4.ei. Columbia University

Theologian Hussein Rashid discusses the challenges and possibilities he sees in environmental justice work today. By Rachel Kirk and Meredith Smith Hussein Rashid is a theologian, an adjunct professor of religion at the New School, and founder of Islamicate, a consultancy based in NYC focusing on religious literacy and cultural competency. Professor Rashid brings his…

Muslim Girlhood, Past and Present: A Conversation with Shenila Khoja-Moolji — Interview by Hussein Rashid on Blog Los Angeles Review of Books org, 01/22/2019

Shenila Khoja-Moolji is Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Bowdoin College. We sat down to talk about her recent book, Forging the Ideal Educated Girl: The Production of Desirable Subjects in Muslim South Asia, and the contemporary politics of girls’ education and empowerment campaigns. The book is available for free download here….

Hussein Rashid answers 5 questions from the We Are Human campaign — Pach org

This month, we chose Hussein Rashid as our featured PACH member. Hussein Rashid is founder of islamicate, L3C, a consultancy focusing on religious literacy and cultural competency. He works with a variety of NGOs, foundations, non-profits, and governmental agencies for content expertise on religion broadly, with a specialization on Islam. Learn more about Hussein and…

The Muppets are America — By Hussain Rashid on Scholar Blogs Emory

Hussein Rashid (Hussein Rashid holds a PhD from Harvard’s Near Eastern Languages and Cultures. He is currently a faculty member at Hofstra University and Associate Editor at Religion Dispatches. He also serves on the Advisory Board for Sacred Matters Magazine. He can be followed @islamoyankee ). “Muppets Mural, Jim Henson Studios.” Circa 1984, an artist…

Does Cape Town’s open mosque mean an evolving Muslim faith? — PBS Video

PBS NewsHour Published on 8 May 2015 A Muslim academic recently opened a gay- and women-friendly mosque in Cape Town, South Africa, which was largely regarded as a response to the culture of exclusion and conservatism in the Muslim faith. And despite receiving death threats and fierce criticism, experts say the house of worship’s policies…

"A Qawwali-fied Home: Integration Through Resistance" — Presentation by Hussein Rashid at ISM (Institute of Sacred Music) Fellows Lunch Series

 ISM Fellows Lunch Series | Hussein Rashid When: Thursday, March 27, 2014 12:00 PM – 1:00 PMWhere: The Graduate Club 155 Elm Street, New Haven, CT 06511 Speaker/Performer: Hussein RashidDescription: Yale Institute of Sacred Music cordially invites you to join the ISM Fellows for lunch: Thursday, March 27th, at 12PM (The Graduate Club, 155 Elm…

Critical Questions Series 2: Hussein Rashid — Bulletin for the Study of Religion

Posted on February 11, 2013 by mattsheedy  Hussein Rashid is an adjunct professor at Fordham and Hofstra Universities and is an associate editor at Religion Dispatches. His specialties include Islam in America, Shi’ism, Islamicate literatures, South Asia, Persianate world (including Central Asia).   * Image courtesy of Ali Ansary, 2010, under a Creative Commons license. In this…

USA: Today’s Religious Leader – Auburn Seminary Org

  Religious Leader: Hussein Rashid   Hussein Rashid is just one of the powerful voices of faith who is joining the Groundswell of support for the 10th Anniversary of September 11th and will be a featured speaker at the September 6th, 7pm event Out of the Shadows of 9/11: Millennials, Moral Vision and the Global…