Members of each faith lived in communities that were often separate yet intertwined. Jewish, Muslim and Christian courts enforced separate laws. But Jewish merchants plied their trade to Christians and Muslims – and vice versa. A Muslim ruler appointed a Jewish scholar to head his army. Christian rulers from Europe sent their finest scholars to study in Al-Andalus. [Cities of Light]
[On a Wing and A Prayer: An American Muslim Learns to Fly] was a great avenue for students to explore their feelings regarding big rock issues like war, fear, faith and even family.