By Haroon Moghul
Haroon Moghul used to be thrust into the highlight after Sept. 11, turning into an undergraduate chief at manhattan University’s Islamic heart pressured into appearances far and wide: on television, earlier than interfaith audiences, in print. Moghul was once changing into a famous voice for American Muslims whilst he struggled together with his dating to Islam. In highschool he was once slightly a believer and completely confident he used to be going to hell. He occasionally drank. He didn’t pray frequently. All he sought after was once a girlfriend.
But as he found, it wasn’t really easy to depart faith at the back of. To be actual to himself, he had to forge a different American Muslim identification that mirrored his ideals and character. How to Be a Muslim unearths a tender guy dealing with the crushing strain of an international that fears Muslims, suffering from his religion and looking out for highbrow forebears, and affliction the onset of bipolar illness. this can be the tale of the second-generation immigrant, of what it’s wish to lose your self among cultures and the way to select up the pieces.
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