Faith on the Record: Muslim Boston Marathon Runner

Details are beginning to emerge that the Boston Marathon suspects self-identified as Muslim. Jalon Fowler was on the 21st mile of her third Boston Marathon when the explosions went off last week. “I started to pray that it wasn’t a lunatic who hijacked my religion, my great religion, and did these evil acts,” said Fowler, who is Muslim. “Islam is a religion of peace. It does not promote violence, especially against innocent people.” Odyssey Networks in a non-profit media organization dedicated to building bridges of understanding between people of faith. Visit OdysseyNetworks.org to support our work and learn more.

Details are beginning to emerge that the Boston Marathon suspects self-identified as Muslim. Jalon Fowler was on the 21st mile of her third Boston Marathon when the explosions went off last week. “I started to pray that it wasn’t a lunatic who hijacked my religion, my great religion, and did these evil acts,” said Fowler, who is Muslim. “Islam is a religion of peace. It does not promote violence, especially against innocent people.” Odyssey Networks in a non-profit media organization dedicated to building bridges of understanding between people of faith. Visit OdysseyNetworks.org to support our work and learn more.

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