Sunday, February 20, 2011

A Poignant Message from American Muslims

When I encountered this musical message for the first time a few years ago, I wept. In fact, I teared up the first five or six times I watched it, because it poignantly reveals the perspective of many of my Muslim friends.

The music and lyrics are by Kareem Salama, an Egyptian-American who was born and raised in a small town in Oklahoma. Kareem Salama is a country-western artist, and it is noteworthy that his name means "generous peace." Learn more about Kareem Salama at http://www.kareemsalama.com/.

Enjoy this great music video and its excellent message!

3 comments:

  1. Great video of the humanity of all peoples. I didn't tear up until the shot of our declaration of independence "We, the people...means all of us" I was expecting most of the other types of phrases, but to think of the land we live in and the opportunity it gives to all people.
    I am in a world religions class right now and just last night we went through the origins of Islam and looked a lot at the Quran's teaching on Jesus.
    I will be visiting a mosque this week to engage/dialogue more with Muslim people.
    Thanks for the post and the work you are doing!

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  2. Hey Brian! Thanks for your thoughts, friend. Hope you guys are doing well!

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