The New Neighbors
Will Americans embrace gurdwaras and mosques in the suburbs?Beliefnet's religion producer, about America's new religious pluralism, which she documents in her new book, "A New Religious America."
What statistics surprised you?
The growth of the Islamic community. They see a growth to 6 million Muslims, 1,200 mosques, and a doubling of the mosque attendance rate. All of us have some sense there are more Muslims here than before, but the dimensions of this, that make the Islamic population virtually equal to the Jewish population in the United States, are arresting.