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All Things Considered interview about Mosque controversies

Listen to this interview that All Things Considered host Robert Siegel conducted with Akbar Ahmed on NPR about the book, the proposed Mosque at ground zero and in Murfreesboro and some mosque controversies that we encountered as we traveled.

From NPR.org:

Muslims all across the country have run into local opposition when they’ve tried to build new houses of worship. Robert Siegel speaks with Akbar Ahmed, a professor of Islamic studies at American University and author of Journey into America: The Challenge of Islam, about the experiences of Muslims in the U.S.

Click here to listen to the interview. The full transcript of the interview is here.

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