Among our most prominent scholars who developed the study of Islam at Hartford Seminary was Duncan Black Macdonald, in whose honor the Duncan Black Macdonald Center for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations would later be named.
As Islam continues to play an increasingly prominent role in American religious life with estimates of the numbers of Muslim Americans ranging from 4 to 8 million while steadily growing, as well as the world becoming closer due to globalization, new modes of transportation, and instant communication the need for mutual understanding has become ever more crucial.
I go cruising at KL sauna/spas and the two cruising Lake parks in Kelana Jaya and Tasik Permaisuri in Cheras. I like to describe it as “thriving but we have to keep up with appearances”.
In this sense, I am only “out” with my close friends. Of course in urban areas such as KL, gay men and women can be as out as they want.
On the other hand, Saudi television aired a talk show that discussed this issue.
They are posted not as a comprehensive treatise on Islam but as helpful advice for those looking for answers and guidance.
Links and Resources on Islam Throughout the following sections a variety of recommended links and resources for further information about Islam will be provided.
Hartford Seminary seeks to continue its mission of forming bridges of peace through education and dialogue among America’s many faith traditions.
Below is some basic information about Islam compiled by the faculty of the Macdonald Center.