Free Community Conversation: Islamophobia and the Scapegoat Archetype

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Free Community Conversation: Islamophobia and the Scapegoat Archetype

Time: June 18, 2016 from 1pm to 2:30pm
Location: "online or on the phone"
Event Type: online community conversation—times listed are u.s. pdt
Organized By: James Newell, PhD, via Depth Psychology Alliance
Latest Activity: Jun 18, 2016

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Islamophobia and the Scapegoat Archetype

Join James Newell PhD for a live community conversation/ webcast during which listeners will participate as we discuss Depth Psychology, Islam, and Islamophobia in America.

If you have questions about Islam or Islamophobia, or would like to join in constructive conversation on these issues, please join us .

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For more on Islamophobia, visit this blog post / link

Event Info

Topic: Islamophobia
Host: James Newell, PhD
When: Saturday, Jun 18, 2016  at 1 PM  US Pacific Time 


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Comment by James Newell on June 18, 2016 at 8:49pm

Hi, Laurie!

So glad you could make it, and that it was a positive experience for you. I've listed some resources on Islam below. Thanks again!

All the best,

Here are Several High Quality, Reliable Sources on Islam and Related Topics

Understanding Islam in the Contemporary World:
Ernst, C. (2003). Following Muhammad: Rethinking Islam in the Contemporary World. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press.

Basic Tenets of Islam and Islamic Theology:
Murata, S. and Chittick, W. (1994). The Vision of Islam. St. Paul: Paragon House.  

Mainstream Islam Described by an Islamic Scholar:
Nasr, S. (2010). Islam in the Modern World. New York: HarperCollins.

Ernst, C. W. (2011). Sufism: An Introduction to the Mystical Tradition of Islam. Boston: Shambhala Publications.

Ernst, C. (Ed., 2013). Islamophobia in America. New York: Macmillan.

Downloadable Resource on Islamophobia:
Abdelkader, E. (2016). When Islamophobia Turns Violent: The 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections. Washington, DC: The Bridge Initiative, Georgetown University. Retrieved from:

Downloadable Resource on American Muslims:
Interfaith Alliance. (2012). What is the Truth About American Muslims? Washington, DC: Religious Freedom Education Project of the First Amendment Center. Retrieved from:

Online Resources on the First Amendment and Religious Freedom:
Haynes, C. (2016). Make America Safe Again: Reject Islamophobia. Retrieved from:

Comment by Laurie Young on June 18, 2016 at 8:08pm

Many thanks, Dr. Newell. I've been looking for a good source of reliable info about Islam. Today's discussion confirms impressions I've had and adds perspective and background. Thanks for sharing a bit from your own years of studies and teaching.

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