Selected Voices

Selected Voices

For the production of this program, Krista spoke with five people who are intimately acquainted with Reinhold Niebuhr's thought and work about how his ideas resonate in their life and work, including his daughter, Elisabeth Sifton, and Max Stackhouse. Here, you can access all the audio and transcripts.

Ny'Kisha Pettiford
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ny'Kisha Pettiford

"I walk a line daily between who Muslims are and what they are perceived to be."



» read her story


Reuben Jackson
Washington, D.C.
Reuben Jackson

"I honestly believe that Islam has made me a more patient, less angry man."



» read & listen | » download (mp3, 3:58)


Samar Jarrah
Port Charlotte, Florida
Samar Jarrah

"…being a Muslim in America makes me a better Muslim. A more hopeful one."



» read & listen | » download (mp3, 4:28)


Tayyaba Syed
Glendale Heights, Illinois
Tayyaba Syed

"It is never too early to instill in my kids these types of family values, which are a huge part of my religion."



» read & listen | » download (mp3, 2:43)




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