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Becoming American?

Becoming American?

The Forging of Arab and Muslim Identity in Pluralist America

by Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad

Who is Arab? What is Islam? Who Decides?

"Yvonne Haddad has been one of the most important scholars of Islam and Muslims in North America. This new book is a welcome addition to her critical work on Arabs and Muslims in the public and political landscapes of the United States ... as readable as it is important."

—Amir Hussain, Editor of the Journal of The American Academy of Religion

Becoming American?: An Introduction

Becoming American?: An Introduction

By Baylor Press

Read an introduction to the new book Becoming American?.

Becoming American? A Book Excerpt

Becoming American? A Book Excerpt

By Yvonne Yazdeck Haddad

Read an excerpt from a new book exploring American Muslim identity by renowned historian Yvonne Haddad.

Becoming American: A Q&A with Yvonne Haddad

Becoming American: A Q&A with Yvonne Haddad

By Patheos Editors

A leading scholar of Islam responds to questions about Arab and Muslim identity in the United States.

Becoming American? A Book Review

Becoming American? A Book Review

By Greg Garrett

A new book shows that American Muslims embrace America and want to be embraced in return as American citizens.

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A Muslim Wedding and an American Life

A Muslim Wedding and an American Life

By Jana Riess

My Muslim friend’s family beautifully illustrates the tensions that Haddad touches on in her book: “What does it mean to them to be an American?"

Becoming American: A Balancing Act

Becoming American: A Balancing Act

By Padma Kuppa

My life's journey is to find balance between my hyphenated national, religious and ethnic identities as an Indo-Hindu-American.

Muslims in America

Muslims in America

By Robert Hunt

How do I and my immigrant people become American?

Becoming American? Asks Good Questions

Becoming American? Asks Good Questions

By Joshua Stanton

Becoming American? is suggestive of a growing subfield of study dedicated to the experience of American Muslims.

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