Being Muslim in America
by George Clack, Michael Jay Friedman
Publisher: U.S. Department of State 2009
Number of pages: 36
I am an American with a Muslim soul. My soul carries a long histor y of heroes, movements, and civilizations that sought to submit to the will of God. My soul listened as the Prophet Muhammad preached the central messages of Islam, tazaaqa and tawhid, compassionate justice and the oneness of God.
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