This inaugural project of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research elaborates the dynamics of doubt in the American Muslim community. More specifically, the current phase examines the reasons for Muslims in America losing their belief in Islam, while later stages in this multi-part endeavor will expound on and test these findings. Through this systematic assessment, Yaqeen aims to ultimately arrive at a set of interventions and adjustments to concretely address the threats to faith that American Muslims regularly encounter. Whether in part or as a whole, this project—the first of its kind—will provide a valuable resource to scholars and practitioners alike.
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