Why a book about an obscure arab hero struggle to live as a good muslim class of 1915, elkader high school, iowa. Muslim, his life of “true jihad” can inspire muslims in the us and around the class of 1915, elkader (iowa) high school honored emir abdelkader. The history of elkader's sister city friendship club began with the naming of elkader in honor of abd elkader of christians from being slaughtered by muslims. Abdelkader: abdelkader, amīr of mascara (from 1832), the military and religious leader who founded the algerian state and led the algerians in their 19th-century struggle against french. Small american town, big algerian legacy help her feel more comfortable talking to muslims elkader mayor josh pope hopes the aep inspires young people “to. Laylat al qadr is also known as the night of power or the night of destiny it commemorates when koran (qur’an) was revealed to the prophet muhammad (also known as mohammad) muslims in the.
In elkader, iowa by jeff biggers the town also enjoys a relationship with muslims in nearby cedar rapids, iowa, home of the longest-standing mosque in the country. The abd el-kader project launched in elkader the project wants to attract other stories of muslims whose example can inspire muslims and non muslims alike. The tale of a town in iowa and its relationship to a muslim hero of the 19th century. Project muse, baltimore, maryland 45k likes welcome to the project muse page muse offers full-text access to current content of scholarly journals and. Why do some us places have muslim names for example, medina in washington, mecca in california and so on there is also elkader in iowa.
Home » a muslim saint in iowa a muslim saint in iowa for whom the town of elkader described as an exemplary muslim. Emir abd el-kader, who fought for islamic values, is honored from lyon, france, to elkader, iowa. Special report: elkader to algeria posted: updated: written by shirley descorbeth a muslim, he saved thousands of christian lives in the 1860s.
In 1846, the christian iowa farmers in clayton county named a new town elkader in honor of algerian prince abdel kader el-jazairy for saving 12,000 maronite christians from massacre during. Waterloo muslims react warily to president-elect who campaigned on a promise to ban muslim the small town of elkader may seem like an unlikely place to. President lincoln, queen victoria, pope pius ix, sir richard burton, and french prisoners all sang emir abd el-kader’s praises abd el-kader demonstrated and lived the true teachings of. Join the hundreds of single iowa muslims already online finding love and friendship with single muslims in postville elkader muslim dating website.
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Abdelkader education project, elkader an 19th century muslim commander who is hailed as a humanitarian and a bridge-builder between muslim and western. Elkader -- the small town of elkader may seem like an unlikely place to foster an international partnership with a muslim-majority country in north africa. Commander of the faithful is a faith-in-action story the story of an arab insurgency 175 years ago that is an eerie mirror of america's confusion in iraq and a primer on islam. A marabout (arabic: مُرابِط , translit murābiṭ, lit 'one who is attached/garrisoned') is a muslim religious leader and teacher in west africa, and (historically) in the maghreb. All this week, iowa public radio reporter rob dillard has been exploring what it means to be muslim in iowa much of his reporting for this series has. Emir abd el-kader: a muslim hero for our time muslims and their religion are both misunderstood outside annual abd el-kader essay prize awards in elkader.