911 index page

911 index page


Muslim Faith After 9/11
The years since 9/11 cast a spotlight on Islam. How do Muslims define and practice their faith today? How do they deal with the fallout of the "war on terror"? Visit our Understanding Islam feature to learn more.

Plus: View our gallery of American Muslims who've denounced terrorism and are working toward peace.
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Finding Hope Years Later
In the years since the tragedy of 9/11, how have you found hope and inspiration?
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Your 9/11 Creations
This rich scrapbook of work by Beliefnet members shows how art can help transform the chaotic pain of September 11 into inspiring, hopeful beauty for its creators and the rest of us lucky enough to take a look.

Tips for Healing from Tragedy
9/11 survivor Leslie Haskin offers
advice on how we can begin the
healing process after trauma.
Prayers for 9/11
Selected liturgies to help commemorate the anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

A Tribute to My Hero Fireman
The former fiancee of Captain Patrick
Brown, who died at the World Trade
Center, shares how he touched
people's hearts and souls.
Faith Amid the Rubble
Watch rescue workers describe
finding a symbol of hope in this
clip from the documentary, "The Cross and the Towers."

Reconciling 9/11 and Ramadan
The challenges Muslims face with the
coinciding of the anniversary of the terror
attacks and a holiday of peace.
The Saints' Guide to Anxiety
Advice from faith heroes on
tackling fear and stress in
a post-9/11 world.
Tony Campolo
professor & author
"A lot of tears were shed that day..."
Barbara Cawthorne

priest & author
"I was part of the recovery effort..."
Plus: More exclusive video from Brian McLaren, Uma Mysorekar, and Jerry Jenkins

The Fifth Year
Did surviving 9/11 break or burnish me?

The New American Hero
Sometimes, the greatest light emerges from the deepest darkness.

Reflections on Impermanence
Try this meditation if you are feeling overwhelmed by change, suffering, or loss.

Words of Comfort, Words of Hope
A collection of scripture verses, hymn lyrics, poems, and quotations submitted by Beliefnet members.

The Gift of 9/11
The incongruous blessings of a horrible event.

'I Promised I Wouldn't Hang Up'
Lisa Jefferson, the phone supervisor who took Todd Beamer's call on Flight 93, believes God called her for a purpose.

Counsel for a Wounded Spirit
In uncertain times, we must remember our limitations, take comfort in each other, and turn crisis into a lesson for the future.

'Please Pray'
Beliefnet members' minute-by-minute account of the tragedy unfolding--and the prayers they offered.

Coping With Fear
Spiritual wisdom and simple exercises to help you ward off anxiety and terror.