Tuesday, July 14th 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Heartwood Living Center
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
- Education and "Formal Operations"
- Fundamentalist teaching, 21st century adolescence
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- Karen Armstrong. A History of God: The 4000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Amazon link.
- Susan Schaefer Davis & Douglas A. Davis. Adolescence in a Moroccan Town. Amazon link. Google Books link.
- Mark LeVine. Why They Don't Hate Us. Amazon link.
- Anouar Majid. A Call for Heresy: Why Dissent is Vital to Islam and America. Amazon link.
- Michael Sells. Approaching the Qur'an: The Early Revelations. Amazon link
- Scott Shane. From Minneapolis to ISIS: An American's Path to Jihad. The New York Times. March 15, 2015.
- Christoph Reuter. Secret Files Reveal the Structure of Islamic State. Der Spiegel. April 18, 2015.
- Carlotta Gall & Farah Samti. Tunisian Gunman Showed Subtle Signs of Radicalization. The New York Times, June 20, 2015.
Several early adolescent Palestinian and Israeli kids are interviewed about their feelings concerning each other -- and then some of them meet...
An adolescent boy growing up in a Moroccan family in France is forced to drive his father on the pilgrimage to Mecca. At first they barely speak each others' language...
An Egyptian-American's documentary of the "Arab Spring" revolution in Cairo in 2011...
A street kid in Casablanca is killed by the gang he's trying to escape, and his friends decide he needs a real Muslim burial. Played by actual street kids...
- Amer Zahr. The Civil Arab
This is the blog of a Palestinian-American who speaks
and writes about Muslim and Arab communities
in the US. A recent post concerns coverage of the
murders in Chattanooga and in Charleston.
"A letter to Lindsay Graham about Mohammad"
The National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education
(NITLE), a project of the Mellon Foundation, inaugurated
in 2002 a project to support course development and
teaching about the Arab world in liberal arts colleges.
Part of the massive online resource developed for that
project, known as "Al-Musharaka" (the Collaboration)
is available online.
Wikipedia's general entry, to which Muslim and non-Muslim
scholars around the world contribute, is a good place to start
learning about details of Islam, and a resource to have
handy as you proceed.
CAIR, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, is a site
created and supported by American Muslims to provide
information about Islam and legal support for
Arabic/English news network with a POV distinct from other
major news sources and a vast global audience.