InteractivesSeptember 27, 2012

Controversies Over Mosques and Islamic Centers Across the U.S.

This interactive map provides a brief overview, based on news reports, of 35 proposed mosques and Islamic centers that have encountered community resistance in the last two years.

PublicationsAugust 9, 2012

The World’s Muslims: Unity and Diversity

The world’s Muslims are united in their belief in God and the Prophet Muhammad and are bound together by such religious practices as fasting during Ramadan and almsgiving to assist the needy. But they have widely differing views about other aspects of their faith, including how important religion is to their lives, who counts as a Muslim and what practices are acceptable in Islam.

PublicationsAugust 30, 2011

Muslim Americans: No Signs of Growth in Alienation or Support for Extremism

As the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches, a comprehensive public opinion survey by the Pew Research Center finds no indication of increased alienation or anger among Muslim Americans in response to growing concerns about home-grown Islamic terrorists, controversies about the building of mosques and other pressures on this high-profile minority group in recent years. Nor does the new polling provide any evidence of rising support for Islamic extremism among Muslim Americans.

PublicationsAugust 24, 2010

Public Remains Conflicted Over Islam

PublicationsDecember 17, 2009

Little Support for Terrorism Among Muslim Americans

PublicationsSeptember 9, 2009

Muslims Widely Seen As Facing Discrimination

InteractivesDecember 4, 2008

The Importance of Pilgrimage to Muslim Americans

PublicationsJuly 6, 2007

How Muslims Compare With Other Religious Americans

PublicationsMay 22, 2007

Muslim Americans: Middle Class and Mostly Mainstream

PublicationsJuly 26, 2005

Views of Muslim-Americans Hold Steady After London Bombings