Inspiration of the week: “My Lord, grant me wisdom, join me with the righteous; give me a good name among later generations; make me one of those given the Garden of Bliss.” - Qur'an, 26:83-85. [Rabbi hab lee hukman waalhiqnee bialssaliheena Waj’al lee lisana sidqin fee alakhireena Waj’alnee min warathati jannati anna’eem].
Muslim Life Program
in the Office of Religious Life
Assalamu'alaykum dear community,
I would like to welcome all of our new and returning students back to campus! It is wonderful to see everyone and we look forward to an amazing year, insha'Allah! Please mark your calendars for MLP's upcoming events this week and beyond. Details and links below.
VISION OF ISLAM with Shaykh Jihad Brown
an 8-session seminar exploring the foundations of Islam
starting WED SEPT 18
7.30 PM, Location TBA
Participants will be introduced to a re-engagement with the foundational principles of Islam from roots to worldview. We will explore the universal wisdom underpinning particular aspects of the religion and question common misconceptions.
Session One, September 18:
Aims & purposes of religion in a meta-physical context
For complete syllabus, teacher's bio, and more info:
Part of the Islamic Literacy Series | Everyone is welcome!
THURSDAY, SEPT. 12
Lunch with your chaplain
enjoy a relaxing meal and share food for thought with your chaplain, Imam Sohaib. Come to my office (Murray-Dodge, 2nd floor) and we'll go together from there. Call or text me if you'll join later, 708.945.8673.
12 pm | 2nd Floor Murray-Dodge
FRIDAY, SEPT. 13
Jummah Experience: Nurturing Faith & Community
12.50 pm Qur’anic Recitation with Hafiz Ismael Catovic ' 15
01.10 pm First Adhan, Sunnah Prayers
01.20 pm Khutbah with Shaykh Jihad Brown on "Seeking Knowledge."
Murray-Dodge Hall, East Room | Everyone is welcome!
SATURDAY, SEPT. 14
MLP - MSA Welcome Back BBQ!
Reconnect with old and new friends over a fun and delicious BBQ as we welcome back students and meet the freshmen!
Murray-Dodge Hall, Front Lawn | Begins 1 PM | Everyone is welcome!
ISLAM IN CONVERSATION SERIES, FALL 2013
Facebook links for more info...
The Drone and the Thistle: How America's War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam
A One-Woman Play, Unveiled, written and performed by playwright Rohina Malik
Terror Courts: Rough Justice at Guantanamo Bay
Ayad Akhtar, 2013 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Drama, On Faith, Identity, and Storytelling
The Wrong Kind of Muslim
Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans and Dr. Ovamir Anjum on Debating & Determining God's Will in Islam
A 2-day learning intensive co-hosted with the ALIM Institute
FRI - SAT NOV 22 - 23 | FRI, 7 pm. SAT, 11 am - 7 pm. | Friend Center 101
Lessons from Islamic History for Today
Conversation with Dr. Eddie Glaude & Dr. Sherman Jackson
on Black Churches, Black Mosques, and the Politics of Race & Religion in America Today
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