Dr. Senad AgiŠ (a Muslim imam and community worker)explores the various facets of the Bosnian Muslim community in America. He lays down a solid background of the origins of this distinctive ethic group and explains the various effects that assimilation has had on its culture. Along with some fascinating data focusing primarily on Islamic religious identity, AgiŠ presents some remarkable conclusions on the future preservation of Bosnian cultural traits into the future. His work is recommended for all those interested in Eastern European, immigrant or Islamic issues.
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Imam Senad Agic is the current Imam of the Islamic Cultural Center of Greater Chicago in Northbrook, Illinois, and is the Head Imam of the Bosniaks in America. Agic was born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, is married and is the father of two children. He completed his high school education at the "Gazi Husrev-beg Medresa" in Sarajevo and earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Sarajevo where he majored in Islamic civilization and Arabic, Persian and Turkish languages and literatures. He earned a master’s degree equivalent at the University of Sarajevo in Arabic and received the degree of Doctor of Ministry with a concentration in Islamic Studies. In addition he was the 2004 recipient of Jalaluddin Rumi Prize in Islamic Studies.Review:
Agics' knowledge and training in Islamic Studies is extensive and is respected among his fellow Bosnians and American Muslim. -- Dr. Alexandra Bain; St. Thomas University in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
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Book Description Wyndham Hall Press, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1556053703