logging in or signing up unity funnyside Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 1349 Category: News & Reports.. License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: August 21, 2007 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Slide1: Finding Unity in Our Diversity Images from the City of Angels Center for Religion and Civic Culture University of Southern California www.usc.edu/crcc e-mail: email@example.com Photographs by Jerry Berndt Slide2: New Horizon School, Los Angeles There are an estimated7 million Muslimsin America.: There are an estimated 7 million Muslims in America. Slide4: New Horizon School, Los Angeles Muslims are ethnically diverse.: Muslims are ethnically diverse. 36% are South Asian. 30% are African American. 25% are Middle Eastern (including Arabs). 9% are white and other. Slide6: Masjid Omar ibn Al-Khattab, Los Angeles Slide7: Masjid Omar ibn Al-Khattab, Los Angeles Slide8: Masjid Omar ibn Al-Khattab, Los Angeles 70% of mosques provide some type of assistance to the needy.: 70% of mosques provide some type of assistance to the needy. Slide10: UMMA Free Clinic, Los Angeles Over half of mosques have food pantries, soup kitchens, or food collection for the poor.: Over half of mosques have food pantries, soup kitchens, or food collection for the poor. “Islam, the religion of tolerance, holds the human soul in high esteem, and considers the attack against human beings a grave sin.” Sheikh Yusuf Al-QaradawiMuslim Scholar: 'Islam, the religion of tolerance, holds the human soul in high esteem, and considers the attack against human beings a grave sin.' Sheikh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi Muslim Scholar Slide13: Masjid Omar ibn Al-Khattab, Los Angeles Los Angeles is a microcosm of the world’s religions. : Los Angeles is a microcosm of the world’s religions. There are more than 10,000 congregations in L.A., including:: There are more than 10,000 congregations in L.A., including: 30 Hindu temples 120 Buddhist temples 58 mosques. “O Lord, help us in our distress. Keep us united as people of diverse faiths, colors and races.” Dr. Muzammil H. SiddiqiNational Day of Prayer and RemembranceNational Cathedral Service : 'O Lord, help us in our distress. Keep us united as people of diverse faiths, colors and races.' Dr. Muzammil H. Siddiqi National Day of Prayer and Remembrance National Cathedral Service Slide17: Masjid Omar ibn Al-Khattab, Los Angeles Slide18: First African American Episcopal Church, Los Angeles Slide19: St. Vincent Catholic Church, Los Angeles Slide20: Oriental Mission Church, Los Angeles Slide21: St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Los Angeles Slide22: Sikh youth class at Vermont Gurdwara, Los Angeles Slide23: Muhammad Mosque No. 27, Los Angeles Slide24: Buddhist Services at the Khemara Buddhikaram, Long Beach, CA Slide25: Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, a Hindu Temple, Whittier, CA Slide26: Harvest Rock Church, Pasadena, CA Slide27: Temple Emanuel, Beverly Hills, CA Slide28: Hsi Lai Temple, Hacienda Heights, CA Slide29: Sikh services at Vermont Gurdwara, Los Angeles Slide30: Armenian Martyrs Day Ceremony, Montebello, CA Slide31: St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church, Los Angeles Slide32: Photographs by Jerry Berndt Courtesy of the Center for Religion and Civic Culture University of Southern California www.usc.edu/crcc Sources: Ihsan Bagby, Paul M. Perl, Bryan T. Froehle, The Mosque in America: A National Portrait, April 26, 2001, Council on American-Islamic Relations, Washington, D.C. IDEA Ministries, 1997 Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), www.mpac.org You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.