“The ultimate meaning:” A Classics Publisher

It's a go-to book series, an encyclopedia of Jewish, Catholic, Protestant and Islamic thinkers: Paulist Press' "Classics of Western Spirituality." And it was started under the leadership of Paulist Fr. Kevin Lynch. In this interview, Fr. Kevin, age 93, talks...

Imam Muriz Mešić and Zoe Lindner

Zoe Lindner (MSW student) speaks with Imam Muriz Mešić of the Bosnian Islamic Cultural Center about his family's experience immigrating from Bosnia and his work in Chicago's Bosnian community. Amina Sendić-Mešić, his wife, makes a brief appearance.

Islamophobia and How We Are Perceived: An Interview with My Brother

In this interview, I talk about being half-Turkish with my younger brother, and how people perceive us both.

Accidents and Race

In this interview, Muhammad asked questions about Ahmed’s race and how it affected his life. Also his overcoming of past complications in his life. Ahmed discusses how he overcame his car accident. Muhammad also asks about his childhood.

Interview with An LGBT Person in a Conservative Country about Her Experiences

I talk with my friend (19) from a conservative country about her experience being LGBT in a religious country, her identity, and how growing up in a place like that has affected her life. I do not reveal her identity...

Sham Najjir & Ahmed Pierstorff

Ahmed & Sham, share stories about Ramadan, the month of fasting and Eid al-Fitr, the breaking of the fast, and the role these holidays play in their Muslim faith and lives.

Sadaf Imran and her struggles in the Medical Field

I interviewed my aunt who is a foreign medical doctor and talk about her struggles in achieving her degree being married young and having kids young. Furthermore, we discuss her adjustment from a Muslim medical doctor in Pakistan to being...

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Hannah Mitchell and Arlene El-Amin

One Small Step conversation partners Hannah Mitchell [no age given] and Arlene El-Amin [no age given] discuss growing up in Montreal and Chicago. They also discuss their Unitarian and Muslim beliefs and the ways that their beliefs are similar.

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Rasheeda Ali and Pauline Johnson

Pauline Johnson (68) interviews her friend, Rasheeda Ali (74), about Rasheeda’s childhood in Columbus, Georgia, her love of the piano, and her time in New York City. Rasheeda also talks about working in legal services, her career in radio, her...

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Carolyn Ewing and Abdul Ewing

Carolyn Ewing (65) reminisces with her husband, Abdul Salaam Ewing (64), on their varying influences in their path to Islam.

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Ruth Cain and Salma Hussein

One Small Step conversation partners Ruth Cain [no age given] and Salma Hussein [no age given] discuss their work as social workers, their marriages, and their faith/spirituality.

The Story of Kadiatu Sheriff

Kadiatu Sheriff, my mother, gives me a look into her struggle in Africa, her move to the U.S., and how she adjusted to the American lifestyle.

Hadia

I interviewed my friend Hadia and we talked about her religion and her hopes for the future

The Iranian Revolution of 1979, Through the Eyes of a Fleeing Immigrant

Pamela Shamshiri was nine years old when the Iranian Revolution began. Pamela and her mother and brother were in Los Angeles for Christmas when the revolution started. Her father went back to Iran, but the other three family members stayed...

#GSUDeathF19

How death is viewed in different cultures. How perception of death changes.

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Sukaina Hussain and Zakira Jones

Friends Sukaina Hussain (35) and Zakira Jones (22) discuss their upbringings, their faith, and perceptions around their religious practice.

Joshua Skoudis interviews Nour Mohammed

Joshua Skoudis talks to Nour Mohammed about his early life, his views on religion, racism and hierarchy, and the evil of corporations.

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Mona Haleem and Noor Haleem

Mona Haleem (44) interviews her mother, Noor Haleem (66), about faith, family, migration, and the ways she wants her legacy to live on.

Religion & spirituality

I have interviewed my partner about her religions belief