The purpose for this blog is to provide a place for those of us who feel “outside”of the Western Muslim community to express ourselves, with the hope that this will provide a sense of community, alleviate some of our sense of alienation and help us to feel stronger in our religion. A secondary aim of this blog is to allow for these often unheard feelings of alienation, unpopular viewpoints, and observations/criticisms of the Western Muslim community to be voiced in order to provide the opportunity for reflection and change.

Blog contributions are welcomed at fringeoftheummah at gmail dot com. All contributions should be relevant, respectful and constructive. We reserve the right to decline submissions.