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“Being a Muslim, I believe faith is an important part of my life."

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“Being a Muslim, I believe faith is an important part of my life."
Religion 101 Oral History #60, 2020/04

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“Being a Muslim, I believe faith is an important part of my life. It gives me a lot of comfort and relief. I think it is important to have faith and that this pandemic will be resolved as soon as possible.” “No, all of the mosques and religious centers are closed at the moment. Basically, I have been praying at home instead and I have not been able to attend my local mosque in weeks.” “Yes, they are. My local mosque has been asking for donations to help the homeless and poor. These people that are given food and supplies so it is necessary to get them some sort of assistance especially during these hard times.”

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Date Submitted (Dublin Core)

05/13/2020

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mp3

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English

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0h:01m:28s

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Speaker 1 0:00
The first question is, how has Covid-19 affected your faith or beliefs?

Speaker 2 0:06
Being a Muslim I believe faith is a important part of my life. It gives me a lot of comfort and relief. I think it is important to have faith in that this pandemic will be resolved as soon as possible.

Speaker 1 0:24
So is your religious community still gathering currently? How has Covid-19 affected your participation in your religious community?

Speaker 2 0:35
No, all of the mosque and religious centers are closed at the moment. Basically, I have been praying at home instead. And I have not been able to attend my local mosque in weeks.

Speaker 1 0:49
Is your religious community supplying or engaged in any kind of community service in an attempt to help alleviate issues caused by the pandemic? If so, what are those efforts?

Speaker 2 1:02
Yes, they are. My local mosque has been asking for donations to help the homeless and poor. These people are given food and supplies. So it is necessary to get them some sort of assistance, especially during these hard times.

Speaker 1 1:20
Okay, those are all of the questions. Thank you for partaking in this interview.

Speaker 2 1:26
Sure. Thank you for asking.

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