To help support those seeking to meet the needs of Muslims within community and institutional settings, I have gathered together a variety of resources. While it does not claim to be comprehensive, it does bring together articles, videos, books and related sources that can support those who serve Muslims in various capacities. Please share with others and also … Continue reading Resources Bank
As-Salamu 'Alaikum, After a brief hiatus, I am returning to my blogging (God-willing) and hoping to make changes to this site over time. If you are interested in knowing what I have been up to, why the change in the domain name, or simply why I blog at all: see here. Also, please note that IbrahimLong.com … Continue reading Now IbrahimLong.org
On July 28th, 2014, I visited with Smith College's School for Social Work staff, faculty and students. It was a full day complete with meetings, consultations, and an evening presentation on Caring for Muslim Clients. It was a wonderful way to spend my 'Eid--addressing both the needs of Muslim clients and the needs of those who … Continue reading Caring for Caregivers
Throughout the year, the Smith College School for Social Work Program "offers a wide range of conferences, lectures and seminars [...] in response to the training needs of today's clinician. Each year, the school is honored to host some of the finest helping professionals through its Summer Lecture Series" (cited from website). The Summer Lecture … Continue reading Lecture at Smith College School for Social Work
My latest article has been published by The Muslim World Journal (Vol. 103, Issue 4). It is an academic review of Dr. Sherman Jackson's Sufism for Non-Sufis?: Ibn ῾Aṭā᾽ Allāh al-Sakandarī's Tāj al-῾Arūs. Those wishing to read it may access the article through an online journal database or at their local university.
The Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC) will be hosting its 2014 conference in Winnipeg. As with each year, this national conference will feature workshops, lectures, and other activities led by spiritual care researchers, scholars, and clinicians from across Canada. I encourage my fellow chaplains (and those interested) to check it out as it will … Continue reading CASC Conference – 2014
Inspired by the Beloved ﷺ A Professional and Spiritual Retreat for Muslim Chaplains and Social Workers Emmanuel College 75 Queen's Park Crescent, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1K7 Room 119 (first floor, lecture hall across from the main offices) Saturday, November 16, 9-5pm Organizers: Your local Muslim chaplains and social workers Retreat Objectives: To discuss and reflect … Continue reading Retreat for Muslim Chaplains & Social Workers
Check out this latest article by Amira Elghawaby, a human rights coordinator for CAIR.CAN and a freelance journalist. Elghawaby's article speaks to the active engagement of Muslim presenters and attendees (including myself =) ) at the annual conference for the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC).
I feel honored that my conversion story has been translated into Thai and included into a book entitled New Muslims in the West, #3. My story is deeply personal, but I decided to share it online several years ago at the request of a good friend. Knowing that it is now being shared with men … Continue reading Conversion Story Available in Tai