Reform and the American Muslim Responsibility



Reform and the American Muslim Responsibility - taught by Salam Al-Marayati, Hassan Zeeni, Laila Al-Marayati.


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This course will explore the definition of reform and the tools that are needed to address women's rights, personal freedom, the rights of religious minorities, and the use of violence.

Class 1 & 2 02/22 & 03/01 - Our Definition of Reform
Does reform mean change in Islam or change in our approach to Islam?
What was the Christian and Jewish experience in reform?

Class 3 03/08 - Revivalism and its History
When did reform start and how did it develop?

Class 4 03/15 - Roles of Scholars and Scholarship

Class 5 03/22 - Roles of Institutions
What is existing and what needs to be formed?

Class 6 03/29 - Role of the Mind
The role of thinking as depicted in the Quran

Class 7, 8, 9, 10  - 04/12, 04/19, 04/26, 05/03
Branches of Reform
Women's rights
Personal freedom
Rights of religious minorities
Use of violence

Class 11- 5/10 - Public Role and Leveraging Technology
How to shape Muslim public opinion of reform in Islam through technology.

Event Properties

Event date: 02-22-2015 10:00 am
Event End Date: 05-10-2015 11:30 am
Capacity 90
Cut off date 03-08-2015
Individual Price $100.00
Location ICSC Lecture Hall
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