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Maryland Group Recruits Muslims to Run for Office

Seeking a larger representation in politics, a political action committee launched a new initiative to train 30 American Muslims to run for state and local offices in Maryland and across the country in 2018.

US Nonprofit Encourages Muslim Political Activism

Falling in the middle of a heated political debate, an American non-profit group is encouraging American Muslims across the country to run for political office, to help potential Muslim candidates identify opportunities for civic engagement and then to empower them.

Does Sufism Promote Political Quietism?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: Dr. Shabir, today’s question is about political quietism—I didn’t even know that was a thing—and Sufism. And the question is: what is political quietism and Sufism. And what role can these two …

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