Healing with Faith: The Misrepresentation of Integrative Medicine

Afnan Abusheikha The scholarship published in academic journals is largely concerned with packaging research findings in a presentable, bite-sized way. Whilst this has ensured concise and robust output, this often polarises narratives and overlooks nuance.  This is particularly evident in the field of medicine. In modern scholarship, allopathic “conventional” medicine and traditional integrative medicine are portrayed as “long time rivals”[1].  The former is legitimised as evidence based and … Continue reading Healing with Faith: The Misrepresentation of Integrative Medicine

American Dream 101

In part 1 of 2, Nura S. discuss how the Muslim community should perceive the American Dream. First, in the economic sense: Can the American dream constitute life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for all? I have witnessed American Muslim leaders invoking the “American Dream” as their common denominator with the rest of American society multiple times. Their attempt is reasonable given the American … Continue reading American Dream 101