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Chicago is ground zero in U.S. Muslim renaissance

CHICAGO (RNS) At the corner of West 63rd Street and South Fairfield, there are all the predictable signs of decline: vacant businesses, empty lots, spikes in violence. But this nondescript intersection is also the site of a renaissance in American Islam, where new Muslim institutions are emerging at an unprecedented rate.

10 Minutes With ... Geneive Abdo

c. 2006 Religion News Service SAN FRANCISCO _ Geneive Abdo traveled the United States interviewing American Muslims for her latest book ``Mecca and Main Street: Muslim Life in American After ...