Alaina Demopoulos, The Guardian, Young Americans are picking up the Qur’an ‘to understand the resilience of Muslim Palestinians’, 20 November 2023. “Rice is not alone in wanting to experience the Qur’an. On TikTok, young people are reading the text to better understand a religion that’s long been vilified by western media, and to show solidarity with the many Muslims in Gaza. Videos under the hashtag “quranbookclub” – which has a modest 1.9 million views on the app – show users holding up their newly purchased texts and reading verses for the first time.”

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