Us and them : Muslim-Christian relations and cultural by Ata, Ibrahim Wade

By Ata, Ibrahim Wade

Ssential examining for all scholars -- secondary via to tertiary and postgraduate -- requiring an creation to Christian Muslim kin and attitudes in Australia, Us and Them deals eleven essays approximately interfaith family members drawn from a number of study initiatives over previous years together with effects from a countrywide survey on attitudes in the direction of Islam and Muslims between Australian secondary students.

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Us and them : Muslim-Christian relations and cultural harmony in Australia

Ssential studying for all scholars -- secondary via to tertiary and postgraduate -- requiring an advent to Christian Muslim family and attitudes in Australia, Us and Them deals eleven essays approximately interfaith family drawn from a number of study tasks over previous years together with effects from a countrywide survey on attitudes in the direction of Islam and Muslims between Australian secondary scholars.

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How can you be oblivious to the stares and audible whispers? If it were in the United States between blacks and whites you will understand that. But we are here not there. The question is, to what extent must attitudinal change impact on the community and its leadership in order for them to tolerate a public announcement of this sort, given the traditional legal consequences of such proclamations? Depending on one’s predetermined leanings, 45% advocating a religious choice would constitute a nucleus for change, together with the former group.

They learn two cultures, values, and traditions. The trade-off is there will be some suffering. 2 Spouses’ prediction of children benefitting because of parental mixed marriage. x 17/1/11 3:42 PM Page 25 Christian–Muslim Households ostracise children and families. Mostly ‘Yes’ with irregularity depending on class background and upbringing. Difficult to say. Our children grew up OK in a stable home. Can’t say if it was a benefit. Maybe because religion was not a factor in our home. No, I do not think they benefit.

The question is, to what extent must attitudinal change impact on the community and its leadership in order for them to tolerate a public announcement of this sort, given the traditional legal consequences of such proclamations? Depending on one’s predetermined leanings, 45% advocating a religious choice would constitute a nucleus for change, together with the former group. 6%) seem to have made up their minds: their children must follow their religion. Of those who expressed this attitude, 84% were Muslim affiliates.

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