Islam and Its Ethical Worldview and Social Justice in Islam

When: Mon., March 12, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 2012

After celebrating 30 years of wonderful dialog, the planning team of the Jewish-Christian Relations Conference has expanded the lectures to include other faiths. The inaugural Interfaith Lectures will be offered by Asma Afsaruddin, who will give two lectures in the morning, followed by interfaith respondents after lunch to foster dialog within the whole group. "Islam and its Ethical Worldview"will provide a broad overview of the foundational principles and tenets of Islam, wit an emphasis on Islamic ethics as it pertains to different facet of life. "Social Justice in Islam" will focus more narrowly on the concept of social justice within the internally diverse Islamic tradition and its ramifications for the contemporary world. Some comparisons will be made with Jewish and Christian understandings of social justice adn related concepts.

The registration deadline is Monday, March 5, 2012.

Price: $45 with lunch included.

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