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Spirituality and Politics

A recent study by The Fetzer Institute found that more than 80 percent of Americans consider themselves spiritual to some degree, and that those same people are also more likely to engage in politics than those who consider themselves non-spiritual. Spiritual practices often focus on values that are intimately connected to ethical issues and to political systems that may or may not uphold those values. Many honor their spiritual practices by moving those in power to uphold similar values in the public sphere, which can have far-reaching beneficial or harmful effects. We’ve started gathering valuable information on this topic, but haven’t yet curated the findings.

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Daisy Khan

Daisy Khan, Founder and Executive Director of the Women's Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equality (WISE), speaks on the truths of Islam, the origin of ISIS, and how to fight extremist views held by terrorist groups.

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Daisy Khan

Interview with leading American Muslim activist Daisy Khan, who is co-founder of the American Society for Muslim Advancement, and driving force behind the proposed Islamic cultural centre near Ground Zero in New York.

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2014 Conference of the Americas - Breakout Session - Daisy Khan

Muslim women leaders at the frontlines of change

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