• Sep 02nd, 2011

    Ali Gail

    I was raised in a tolerant Southern Baptist family in Arkansas; however, all religious resources (Church parishioners, leaders, and all information given to me) were very intolerant. I actually got into an argument with my pastor about different religions and if we should be accepting of them…

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  • Aug 29th, 2011

    Mostafa Aboumousa

    Hi. My Name is Mostafa Aboumousa. I have been Muslim since I was born. I am from Egypt and live in Pennsylvania. This is my stroy. The first day of school of my 6th grade year, a bunch of kids came up to me and asked "Where are you from?" I told them I was from Egypt. Then they asked me what was my religion. I told them I am a Muslim.

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  • Aug 18th, 2011

    Hannah Snider

    On May 27th, 2011, I took my shahada, or my declaration of faith in Islam in front of our crowded masjid. However, I did not become a Muslim on that day. I have been Muslim my entire life, but was unaware of it. I have always believed in one God and Him alone. This thought is one of the most basic, but most important, pillars of the religion.

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  • Jul 24th, 2011

    Geoff Duffy

    Shortly after 9/11, I went to our cathedral in Seattle to pray. Our cathedral has always been a place where interfaith dialogue is encouraged and interfaith worship is held from time to time. As I sat there I was struck by the banner hanging behind the pulpit.

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