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Six-Week Series on Understanding Islam Begins Jan. 31
Understanding Islam, a six-week series that will present a comprehensive look at Islam through lectures and discussions, will begin on Wednesday, Jan. 31.
The program is facilitated by Muslim Chaplain Amir Duric, and will be held on Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. in Room 004 of Bird Library. The series, which is sponsored by Syracuse University Libraries, Muslim Student Life at SU and Hendricks Chapel, is free and open to the public.
The schedule is as follows:
- Jan. 31—Introduction
- Feb. 7—Six Main Beliefs
- Feb. 14—Five Pillars of Islam
- Feb. 21—Social Dimension of Islam
- Feb. 28—Muslim Culture in General
- March 7—Practical lecture and discussion at a Syracuse mosque
To register, contact Duric at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, Jan. 26.