Finding a Voice for American Islam

On Beliefnet's message boards, members struggle with Muslim identity after 9/11.

Beliefnet launched the "

Defining an American Islam

" boards to help members create an American Muslim identity and to determine a future for Islam in the U.S. in the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks.

The New Islamic Reformation
Moderate and liberal American Muslims are suddenly outraged--and mobilized.

Six Tenets of Reformist Islam
  • Gender equality
  • Mosque-state separation
  • Non-literal Qur'anic interpretation
  • Interfaith dialogue
  • Embracing modernity
  • Emphasis on the arts

    Read more about the tenets.

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