Beliefs ‘Serial’ whodunit shows how perceptions of Muslims have changed (COMMENTARY) By Hussein Rashid | December 3, 2014 ShareTweet EmailPrint More More on Beliefs Subscribe to Beliefs Hussein Rashid is a professor of Religion at Hofstra University, a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations, and a Truman National Security Fellow. He works at the intersection of religion, art, and national identity. Photo by Ali Ansary Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.(RNS) At one point in our history, a prosecutor could argue that an outwardly observant Muslim was unlikely to kill someone. Changing political realities have altered that logic.