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Humanities Profiled: Dr. Sulayman Nyang at American Muslim Council

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Title

Humanities Profiled: Dr. Sulayman Nyang at American Muslim Council

Subject

Religion
Islam and culture

Description

E. Ethelbert Miller interviews Professor Sulayman Nyang of the department of African Studies at Howard University in Washington, DC.

Nyang responds to questions about Islam as it is practiced around the world, with a particular attention to clarifying or dispelling common misconceptions.

Nyang served as the Deputy Ambassador of the Gambian Embassy in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and as a member of the Academic Council of the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding. Dr. Nyang also co-directed Muslims in the American Public Square (MAPS), a study that examines Muslim, Catholic, mainline Protestant, evangelical Christian, African-American Christian, Hispanic Christian and Jewish communities. Furthermore, he has written extensively on Islamic, African, and Middle Eastern affairs.

Creator

Towner, D.

Source

Program - Humanities Profiled

Publisher

Humanities Council of Washington, DC

Date

2001
11-26-2001

Contributor

Nyang, Dr. Sulayman
Miller, E. Ethelbert

Rights

Copyright Humanities Council of Washington, DC 2001

Format

VHS
.mpg

Language

English

Type

Video

Identifier

05.P.2001
249

Coverage

Washington, DC
Ward2
Downtown

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Original Format

VHS

Duration

01:23:18

Compression

.mpg

Producer

Towner, D.

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