Finding Friendship: Understanding Islam

Part 1 of 2-part series

September 20, 2017

6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.

Imam Sami A. Aziz

 

The first part in our two-part series will focus on the basics of Islam belief as we cultivate mutual understanding and respect between Muslims and Christians. Participants will learn the five pillars of practice, the six pillars of belief, as well as sources of Muslim ethics and more. This is a brief overview of a diverse faith practice of 1.7 billion Muslims around the world. 

Learn more about part 2 in this series.

Offering: $40, includes dinner ;Part I and II: $75

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Presenter Profile

Imam Sami Aziz

Imam and Chaplain Sami A. Aziz is a public educator and spiritual peacemaker. He has visited institutions across Connecticut to spread the message of peace, which is the core of Islam. He is the Muslim Chaplain at Wesleyan University and an assistant imam at Bloomfield Muslim Community Center. He is a graduate of the Master’s in Islamic Chaplaincy program at Hartford Seminary. Imam Aziz believes strongly in establishing peace and justice between all people regardless of color, race, ethnicity or religion. More can be found at CommonGroundServices.org, a non-profit aimed at uniting hearts through education, of which he is the founder and president.

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