TITLE

FLOATING SAUCER

AUTHOR(S)
Gooch, Brad
PUB. DATE
April 1995
SOURCE
New Republic;4/17/95, Vol. 212 Issue 16, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the author's experience while attending a Jumu'ah, the weekly prayer service of the Muslim sabbath, at the New York Mosque of the Islamic Cultural Center. Design of the mosque; Description of the interior; Worshipers' removal of their shoes which they placed in racks at the rear of the building; Clothes worn by the worshipers; Rakatin or choreographed cycles of prayer; Khutbah or Friday address given by Muhammad Salem Agwa.
ACCESSION #
9504057633

 

Related Articles

  • NIQAB & OTHERNESS. BAKHT, NATASHA // Convivium (1927-5706);Aug/Sep2014, Vol. 3 Issue 15, p26 

    In this article, the author argued that niqab-wearing women are being oppressed by the people's insistence on making them other. According to the author, niqab-wearing women are not the submissive women of the society but the advocates in courts of law, teaching in schools and those pursuing...

  • The Captivating KAFTAN. Nuzalita // Azizah;Sep2011, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p76 

    Photographs are presented of Muslim women wearing kaftan.

  • Pictures of Diversity. Alavi, Karima // Faces;Feb2008, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p34 

    The article focuses on how Muslims dress. It asserts that the Qur'an provides guidance for Muslims on how to live their lives and how to dress which creates different views of being a Muslim. The Qur'an states that Muslim men and women should dress and behave modestly. It also cites that Muslim...

  • Hijab. Ayaz, Abeer // Teen Ink;Feb2005, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p22 

    The article offers insight on the misconceptions regarding the custom of wearing the headscarf, or hijab, by Muslim women. The author, who is an American Muslim, remarked that one reason behind the custom is to fulfill a religious obligation. The author also considers the hijab custom as an...

  • Hijab and American Muslim Women: Creating the Space for Autonomous Selves. Williams, Rhys H.; Vashi, Gira // Sociology of Religion;Fall2007, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p269 

    Among Muslims living in the United States, Islamic religious practices are negotiated and adapted to a new culture. A visible and controversial symbol of Muslims' differences from dominant American Christianity is the hijab worn by many Muslim women. The decision to wear hijab occurs within a...

  • A Hijab by Any Other Name. Armstrong, Michael // Transnational Literature;Nov2015, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1 

    The article focuses on the clothing worn by Muslim men and women.

  • Catching Up with the Past: Recent Decisions of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights Addressing Gross Human Rights Violations Perpetrated During the 1970–1980s. Martin, Claudia // Human Rights Law Review;Oct2007, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p774 

    This article highlights some of the discursive implications of framing the question of Islamic dress as one of religious rights. It is argued that the very construction of hijab issues as those of ‘religious identity’, sustained by the use of Article 9 of the ECHR as the primary...

  • DISPATCHES. Barbely, Lori // Islands: An International Magazine;Dec2013, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p6 

    A letter to the editor is presented where the writer talks about her entering the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi wearing the mosque-provided abaya.

  • Church Services Calendar.  // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);4/10/2013, Vol. 140 Issue 15, p9B 

    A calendar of church services in Texas as of April 10, 2013 is presented which include the prayer ministry of the Packsaddle Fellowship, the Trinity Anglican Church Worship and the Granite Fellowship.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics