• Jun 29th, 2011

    Victoria Howard

    When I was an LVN/LPN student, one of my favorite teachers was a Muslim. I am Jewish, so we had a lot in common! We would sit after class and discuss the differences in our religions… every Ramadan she said she lost weight by the fasting, etc.

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  • Jun 26th, 2011

    Jiden Ewing

    I first got to know some Muslims when I started studying at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. About a year into my program, I switched to the department that encompasses studies of religious traditions other than Christianity (the GTU is made up of predominantly Christian institutions).

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  • Jun 21st, 2011


    I had casually known Muslims in high school and college; as a gay, Jewish man, I largely avoided discussions of religion with them and held many of my stereotypes about Arabs, as well as Islamic faith and culture.

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  • Jun 14th, 2011

    Carson Boyd

    My story is that religion is here to serve people. People are not here to serve religion. This is not to invalidate anyone's religion, it is to validate the person who embraces the religion. As for myself, I became confused by what I was told by Christians, as a young man.

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