One Nation, Divisible: How Ramadan Discord Shapes Our Discourse

One Nation, Divisible: How Ramadan Discord Shapes Our Discourse

Our religious differences have a dramatic impact on public life not only in our mosques and homes themselves but also in the United States as a whole. As the interplay between religion and sectarian politics continues to dominate public discussion, understanding similarities and differences is key to understanding the debate around such national issues as moonsighting, the number of prayer units in nightly prayers, and the rulings that enshrine our practice. In this recording of an Al-Madina teleconference event, Imam Arsalan Haque discusses the ethics of disagreement amongst the scholars and how unity must be prioritized over our differences.