American Muslims

Replies to Questions About Sufism From A High School Teacher in Columbia, Missouri, USA by Stephen Suleyman Schwartz

CIP April 22, 2017 Instructor Gregory Soden writes — As an American in Missouri, I grew up in one of the most religiously devout and politically conservative regions of the United States. Such an existence just never seemed quite satisfying,…
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The jihadi godfather who is helping buy up New Jersey by Lapido Media Correspondent

Lapido Media [London] November 2, 2016 The world’s leading advocate of jihad is behind a campaign to sell ‘sharia-compliant’ house mortgages in America. A US website called Ricochet exposed cleric Muhammad Taqi Usmani’s connection with the Islamic property company, Guidance…
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Meet America’s Foremost Advocate of Islamic Pluralism Stephen Schwartz heads the Center for Islamic Pluralism and is the author of several books on Islam and Saudi sponsorship of Wahhabist extremism by Elliot Friedland

Clarion Project April 12, 2016 Note: Biographical Information and Illustrations included at the Clarion website with this interview may be accessed by clicking the “Clarion Project” link above.] 1. Clarion Project: What first drew you to Islam? Stephen Schwartz: Paradoxically,…
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First U.S. Terror Hacking Case Puts Kosovar ISIS Supporter on Trial in Virginia by Stephen Schwartz

The Weekly Standard Blog  February 24, 2016 Ardit Ferizi, 20, appeared in federal court in Alexandria at the end of January, in what may be the first legal case in the United States involving terrorism and computer hacking. The proceeding…
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American Apostles When Evangelicals Entered the World of Islam by Christine Leigh Heyrman Hill & Wang, 352 pages, $28.00. Reviewed by Stephen Schwartz

First Things Blog  August 25, 2015 The author of this book, a professor of history at the University of Delaware, is an academic of diverse interests, having published volumes on the maritime communities of colonial Massachusetts and the origins of…
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Malice in Dallas by Stephen Schwartz

As predicted by many, a horrifying new outrage has been added to the annals of radical Islam. In Garland, Texas, a Dallas suburb, on Sunday, May 3, two men were killed by police after the pair fired at an event…
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