Dalia Mogahed on Inside Islam

Senior analyst and executive director for the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies Dalia Mogahed is on campus for Islam Awareness Week, presented in part by the Lubar Institute of the Study of Abrahamic Religions. Dalia is also involved in the Muslim West Facts Project, the largest survey of religious attitudes of Muslims world-wide. The findings were published in the book “Who Speaks for Islam?” For background on this book and on the project more generally, check out a couple of entries that we have published here on Inside Islam. Today, Dalia joins us here on Inside Islam to answer a couple of questions about her work.
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Senate Hearing on “Engaging with Muslim Communities Around the World”

This Thursday, the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations will hold a hearing on “engaging with Muslim communities around the world.” The hearing is part of a series led by Senator John Kerry on improving relations between the US and the Muslim world, and will include testimonies from well-known Muslim Americans.

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Inside the Minds of One Billion Muslims

Executive Director of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies Dalia Mogahed was interviewed last week by host of Interfaith Voices Maureen Fiedler. The interview “Inside the Minds of One Billion Muslims” takes a look at one product of the Muslim West Facts Project, an initiative that was featured on Inside Islam in November. Mogahed summarizes the data collected by the center in a book she co-authored with John L. Esposito, Who Speaks for Islam? What a Billion Muslims Really Think.

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Muslim West Facts Project Asks “Who Speaks for Islam?”

The Muslim West Facts Project is an initiative between the Coexist Foundation and the Gallup Organization. Through statistical surveys and reports, the effort aims to measure and spread evidence of the diversity of Muslim voices from around the world. The project is part of the Gallup World Poll, a collection of indicators of the well-being of all 6 billion world citizens.

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