Tea Party circles in East Tennessee might seem an unlikely environment for launching a Muslim organization. Will Coley, a 31-year-old Tennessee native, Muslim convert and Tea Party activist did just that.
Green is the color commonly associated with Islam and some scholars say the Qur'an also commands Muslims to be green in the modern environmental sense. In East Africa, a development project using Islamic ethics has taught locals the Qur'anic imperatives of conserving natural resources. Some say eco-Islam has taken root. From Pemba Island in Tanzania, Matthew Brunwasser reports.
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