This presentation by the Islamic Speakers Bureau of Arizona begins with basic terminology and demographics of Muslims in the United States and the world, describes the major beliefs and practices of Islam, including major Muslim holidays. It also addresses common misconceptions about Islam and Muslims and describes its relation other religions, including Judaism and Christianity.
About the Islamic Speakers Bureau:
The Islamic Speakers Bureau of Arizona (ISBA) is a non-profit, apolitical, educational organization founded in 1999. ISBA is an outreach institution that provides education about Islam and Muslims, builds cultural awareness and promotes interfaith dialogue and collaborations.
Nadia El-Hillal is certified speaker with the Islamic Speakers Bureau of Arizona (ISBA) and a practicing family dentist in Tempe and Mesa. A true teacher at heart, Nadia served as adjunct faculty at The Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health and mentors pre-dental students in her offices. In her free time, Nadia is passionate about interfaith work and travels around the valley to educate about Islam and dispel stereotypes.
This event is free for Members and included with General Admission otherwise. RSVP!
Image credit: Unknown, Inscribed Islamic Prayer Board (Lawh) with Cypress, Fish, Jewels and Lotus Motifs, early 20th century. Wood, paint. Newark Museum Gift of John Cotton Dana.