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FEB.18 | 6PM
IMAM KHALID LATIF
IDENTITY BELIEF & MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT ISLAM
Guest Speaker: Imam Khalid Latif
Program:Identity, Belief & Misconceptions about Islam
Host:S.U. Muslim Student Association
Date: Thursday, February 18, 2016
Location: Syracuse University / Newhouse Herg Auditorium
This event is
FREE & OPEN TO ALL to come, listen and learn.
LECTURER BIO: Imam Khalid Latif is the University Chaplain at New York University and the Executive Director of ICNYU He is also a Chaplain for the NYPD, a position he was nominated for by Mayor Bloomberg in 2007 because of his dedication to interfaith work. In 2012, Imam Latif co-founded with NYU's Vice-Chancellor Linda Mills, Rabbi Yehuda Sarna, and Chelsea Clinton the Of Many Institute, a groundbreaking programmatic model for multi-faith leadership at the university level.
RIS "Not Just Why, But Why Not? Making Religion Relevant"
Worship is commonly taken to mean performing ritualistic acts such as prayer, fasting, charity. This limited understanding of worship is only one part of a comprehensive understanding of worship in Islam. . .
Weekly discussions address contemporary issues with a focus on making Islam relevant in our daily lives. January 26th we will discuss Nouman Ali Khan's video "What is too Extravagant" Click link to watch video.