There’s no great secret answer to the question posed so often: “Where are the moderate Muslims?”
The truth is, moderate Muslims are everywhere. They are your doctor, your son’s teacher, your daughter’s coach. One is the man who designed the Sears Tower, Fazlur Rahman Khan. Another is one of America’s greatest sports icons, Muhammad Ali. The moderate Muslims I know are inspiring because they act on the central values of their faith — loving god and loving your neighbor. There are a lot more you don’t know yet. Here are three who I have worked with through my organization, Interfaith Youth Core.