ALIM Summer Program 2016


Saturday, July 9 – Sunday, July 31, 2016.

The ALIM Summer Program is an intensive three week-long retreat seeking to educate and empower Muslims with the requisite knowledge to understand their religion in the light of a changing world.

February 26, 2016


The Impact of Liberalism, Secularism and Atheism On The American Mosque

There are so many iterations and ‘schools’ of liberalism that it almost seems inaccurate to speak of it as a single phenomenon. But while some of the differences between the various schools of liberalism are significant, the bedrock of liberalism is the commitment to liberty, from the Latin liber, “free.”

ALIM on February 4, 2016


Mosques and the Challenge of Change

Mosques in America today, not unlike those in Muslim history, continue the struggle to balance communal inclusivity with ritual orthodoxy. That this struggle has defined the function of the mosque since its very inception is lost on those who see mosques as spiritual retreats….

ALIM on December 16, 2015


Pre-Order – Revelation: The Story of Muhammad

“Looking over this text was akin to seeing the Internet for the first time. This is something that may change the way the life of the Prophet is understood in the English speaking world.”

December 8, 2015


The Passing of Prof. Ahmad Rahman

Ahmad Rahman Cropped

It was with great sadness that I received the news this morning of the death of a dear friend, Professor Ahmad Rahman, who at the time of his death was Associate Professor of History at the University of Michigan, Dearborn.

September 23, 2015


ALIM Day Program and Dinner

ALIM Marriage Debate
Join us for an engaging, honest and heartfelt program, as we explore how the redefinition of marriage affects muslims here in America.

Dr. Sherman Jackson
Dr. Muneer Fareed

Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans
Dr. Ali Suleiman Ali

July 17, 2015


ALIM Community Lectures 2015

ALIM Community Lectures

Please join our scholars as they visit the Southeastern Michigan communities addressing the latest issues facing the muslim community.

July 6, 2015


Want to be a Communications Intern?

ALIM is looking for a dynamic, self-starter to assist in marketing and communications efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing and donor relations for a non-profit, educational institution.

February 21, 2015


On the Back-Breaking Jihad of Speaking Truth to Pain


“Speak truth to power.” How often we hear these words, especially when power takes the side of falsehood and injustice. Yet, power, falsehood and injustice are not the only challenges to truth. Pain — emotional, psychological or spiritual — can be an equally powerful inhibitor of the will to speak the truth….

ALIM on February 16, 2015

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