Muslims begin to copy the megachurch multi-site model

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c. 2008 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ Mosques across the country are beginning to use a model similar to the one used by some suburban and downtown megachurches, operating multiple sites to serve a large and dispersed congregation. Many of these “mosque chains” brand themselves as progressive, and sometimes feature gymnasiums and mixed-gender prayer areas […]

  • Ram

    This is a very nice article pointing to the ability of America to provide freedom to new immigrants while also absorbing them into the mainstream that is premised on a unique vision that most immigrants lack when they first come here. Part of the unique vision is the idea that knowledge can be a catalyst for progress, something that is likely to be of particular value to Muslims of our times.