Reflections of an American Muslim

(Shahid Athar , M. D.)

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Amnesty Action. Iraq's war on its children. March, 1989.

Amnesty Action. November/December, 1988; September/October, 1988; January/February, 1989.

Amnesty International Annual Reporl, 1988.

Athar, Shahid.
"Agonies of a Muslim Living in a Non-Muslim Society." Minaret, New York, March, 1983.

"Alcohol, Drugs and Muslim Youth Lecture." United States Cultural Center, Karachi, Pakistan, 1990. Published in Noorul Islam and Crescent Intemational.

"Blueprint for Efficiency and Excellence for Muslims." Friday Sermon, Islamic Center, Plainfield, Indiana, May, 1987.

"Communication within the Family and the Community." ISGI Seminar, Plainfield, Indiana, 1993.

"Contribution of Muslim Scientists and Physicians of the Past." MCC, Chicago, February 11, 1990 and Purdue University, 1991.

"Death and Dying in Islam." Lecture at St. Vincent Hospital Hospice to Indiana Chaplins, March, 1994.

"Effect of Prohibited Food, Intoxicants and Ingredients on Human Horrnone and Behavior." Islamic Perspective, October, 1988.

"Fallout from the Cairo Population Conference, The." Friday Sermon at al-Fajr Mosque, Indianapolis, Indiana and the Islamic Center, Plainfield, Indiana.

"Future of Islam in America." Published as "Our Family, Our Youth, Our Hope for the Future." Pakistan Link, September, 1994.

"Health Concems of Muslims in North America." Lecture at MCC, Chicago, September, 1986.

"Health from Quran and Sunnah." Islamic Horizon, April, 1984.

"How to Survive as a Muslim in a Non-Muslim Society." Lecture at the Islamic Society of New Jersey, May, 1993.

"Influencing the Behavior of Children and Their Parents." Presented at APPNA, MYNA and AMSS Seminars.

"Influencing the Behavior of Muslim Youth and Their Parents." Seminar on Organizational Behavior, AMSS at IIIT, Washington, D. C. Also published in Crescent Intemational, Toronto and The Message International, New York.

"Invitation to Islam." Friday Sermon at al-Fajr Mosque, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1992.

"Islam in North America." Lecture at World Muslim Congress, Karachi, Pakistan, June 22, 1989.

"Islamic Perspective in Stress Management." Hamdard Medicus, 1989.

"Islamic Perspectives in Medical Ethics." Hamdard Medicus, June, 1989.

"Islamic Solutions to the Secularization of Higher Education." Presented at ACURA Conference at Ball State University, November, 1993.

"Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: Can They Peacefully Coexist?" Delivered at the Rotary International, Peru, Indiana as part of the Great Decisions" lectures, March 1, 1990.

"Love and Unity for the Cause of God." Lecture delivered at the Islamic Society of West Virginia, February 19, 1989. Published in Pakistan Link, 1993.

"Lying and Falsehood: A Disease of the Heart." Friday Sermon in PTS.

"Lying: A Disease" Friday Sermon delivered at the Islamic Center, Plainfield, Indiana, 1989.

"Malcolm X: The Prince of Islam in North America." Friday Sermon. Published in the Bulletin of Affiliation, Washington, DC, October, 1993.

"Marital Relationships and Mutual Rights in Islam." Friday Sermon, al-Fajr mosque, 1993.

"Misconceptions About Islam." Lecture at churches and radio inter view. Published as 25 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Islam.

"Mixing Religion and Politics." Presented at the Jewish Community Relations Council Seminar, Indianapolis, November, 1993.

"Mixing Religion and Politics." Published in The Message, August, 1994.

"Obstacles in the Way of Cohesion of Muslim Community in North America." Crescent Intemational, March, 1988 and Noorul Islam, 1992.

"Obstacles to the Cohesion of Muslim Unity." Presidential address on the state of Muslim Communities. Annual function of Islamic Society of Greater Indianapolis, April 22, 1987.

"Peace Through Submission." Key Note Address at the Muslim Society, University of Texas at Commence, January, 1986.

"Practicing God Consciousness." Friday Sermon. Published in Bulletin ofafftliation in PTS.

"Practicing Piety." Adopted from the Friday Sermon delivered at the Islamic Center, Plainfield, Indiana.

"Redefining Islamic Concepts." Presented at a conference, "Redefining Islamic Concepts in the Year 2000 CE, Los Angeles, 1991.

"Reflections on Bosnia and the Holocaust." Speech, Indianapolis, Indiana Peace and Justice Center, April 19, 1993.

"Reflections on the Eurocentric View of History." Prescribed at the Second Parliament of the World's Religions, Chicago, Illinois, September 3, 1993. Published in Crescent Intemational, Toronto, November 16-30, 1993.

"Reflections on the Gulf War." Lecture at Beth El-Zedeck Hebrew Congregation, Indianapolis, Indiana, January 16, 1991 on the eve of the ground war in the Gulf.

"Religion and Philanthropy." Indiana University Center for Philanthropy, April, 1994.

"Secularization of Higher Education: An Islamic Response." Lecture delivered on November, 1, 1993 at a seminar, "Expression of Religion in American Higher Education." Association of College and University Religious Affairs. Ball State University and Marion College, Indianapolis, Indiana.

"Sex Education: A Guideline for Muslim Youth and Their Parents." Joumal of Islamic Medical Association, January, 1990.

"Social Concerns for Muslims in North America." New Jersey Lecture. April 4, 1993.

"Story of My Beard, The." The Minaret. Los Angeles, California.

"Taking Islam and Muslims Out of the Closet." Published in The Message, February, 1994.

"The Crisis in the Muslim World and the Response of American Muslims." Friday Sermon, Islamic Center, Plainfield, Indiana, February 26, 1993. Lecture at Empowering Muslims Conference. Published in Muslim World Weekly, Karachi, October, 1993.

"The Gulf Crisis and American Muslims." Lecture at Beth el-Zedeck Hebrew Congregation, March, 1991.

"The Last Sermon of Prophet Muhammad: Confirmation of the Main Points from the Quran." Friday Sermon delivered at the Islamic Center, Plainfield, Indiana, 1990.

"The Pursuit of Knowledge and Education." Friday sermon at al-Fajr Mosque, Indianapolis, Indiana.

"The Role of Muslim Clergy in Ethical Decision Making in Patient Care." West Virginia University. National Seminar on Medical Ethics, June, 1994.

"Therapeutic Benefits of Ramadan Fasting." Islamic Horizon, May, 1984.

"Violation of Human Rights by the Superpowers and Muslim Countries (Friday Sermon). Published in The Minaret, Los Angeles, 1992.

"What is Required of Us as Muslims?" Published in The Bulletin of Affiliation, Washington, DC, February, 1994.

"Why Muslim? Moral System of Islam vs. Secular Humanism." In Peace Through Submission.

Bach, G. R. and R. M. Deutsch. Pairing: How to Achieve Genuine Intimacy. New York: Avon Books, 1970.

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Farrar, Tarikhu. When African kings become chiefs. Journal of Black Studies, December, 1992.

Filley, A. C. Interpersonal Conflict Resolution. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company, 1975.

Flaherty, J. A. and J. A. Richman. Effect of childhood relationships on the adult's capacity to form social supports. AM J Psychiatry 143 (7): 851. 1986.

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Gerber, M. Caring for normal and developmentally delayed infants. In 1. Jakab (ed.), Mental Retardation. New York: Karger Basel, 1982, p. 374.

Ghassan, Salami. Islam and the West. Foreign Policy Review. Haque, S. Nomanul. Salman Rushdie: Blame Yourself. New York Times, February 23, 1989.

Holy Quran. Translated by A. Yusuf Ali. Washington DC: Amana Corporation.

Huntington, Samuel. "The Clash of civilizations.". Foreign Affairs, Summer, 1993.

Jameelah, Maryam. Islam and Modernism: Cultural Slavery is Inseparable from Political Slavery. Lahore, Pakistan: M. Y. Khan.

Khoder, Muhammad. Islam and Human Rights. Translated by Zaid al- Hussain. Beirut, Lebanon: Dar Koder.

Kiester, Edwin Jr. and Sally Kiester. How to raise a happy child. Reader's Digest, January, 1986.

Lewis, Bernard. Islam and the West. Oxford UP, 1993,

May, Earnest. A Proud Nation. Textbook of US History.

Mazrui, Ali. A. Satanic verses or a satanic novel? Greenpoint, NY: Council of Muslim Scholars and Leaders of North America.

Miller, Judith. The Challenge of radical islam. Foreign Affairs, Spring, 1993.

Nicholi, A. N. Jr. The Adolescent. In Nicholi A. N. Jr. (ed.). The Harvard Guide to Modem Psychiatry. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1978, p. 519.

Novak, Michael. The absolute right to free expression and inquiry. Indianapolis Star. March 5, 1989.

Pellegrini, R. J. Teaching Effectiveness and Interpersonal Commitment in the Educational Setting: Some Reality Perspectives on Human Development. Social Studies Review 22:61, 1983,.

Report of a Medical Mission by Physicians for Human Rights. Winds of death. February, 1989.

Said, Edward. Culture and Imperialism. NY. Alfred Knopf, 1993.

Samir, Amin. Eurocentrism. NY-. Monthly Review Press, 1988.

Shaheen, Jack. The T V Arabs. Bowling Green State University Press.

Siddique, Dr. Kalim. Issues in the Islamic Movement: 1980-1987. London: Simon and Schuster.

Szule, Ted. Hell on Earth. Amnesty International Publication.

Time Magazine. A cry of desperation. January 9, 1989. Torgersen, S. Childhood and family characteristics in panic and generalized anxiety disorders. AM J Psychiatry, 143 (5):630, 1987.