The successful effort by mosque trustee Rahman and fellow area Muslims against stiff opposition has become a national model, even as controversy rages over a proposed Islamic center near the 9/11 attack site in New York City. [Talking Through Walls: How the Struggle to Build a Mosque Unites a Community]
One might wonder how a documentary interviewing academics and other experts about survey data could possibly be interesting. Even I–a former academic who enjoys this stuff–had trouble imagining how it would work. But [Inside Islam] does.