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Latino and Muslim in America: Race, Religion, and the Making of a New Minority

Harold D. Morales

Abstract

Even as many people view Latinos and Muslims as growing threats in US discourse, Latino Muslims celebrate their intersecting identities in their daily lives and in their mediated representations. The story of Latinos embracing Islam is set in an American religious landscape that is characteristically “diverse and fluid.” It follows distinctive immigration patterns and laws, metropolitan spaces, and new media technologies that have increasingly brought Latinos and Muslims into contact with one another. It is part of the mass exodus out of the Catholic Church, the digitization of religion, and t ... More

Keywords: Latino Muslim, Islamic Spain, race-religion, media, Internet technologies, discourse analysis, lived experiences

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190852603
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190852603.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Harold D. Morales, author
Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Morgan State University