[act-ma] 5/21: "Quran and Peace" Exhibition and Seminar / interfaith dialogue - Boston Public Library

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Wed May 18 12:20:58 PDT 2016


All are invited and welcome to an Exhibition of the Holy Quran and Seminar / Interfaith Dialogue

When?     Saturday, 05/21/16,  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  (exhibition goes on April 4 to May 26)

Where?    West End Branch of the Boston Public Library,  151 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114 (T-accessible in downtown Boston - between Bowdoin and Charles-MGH)

Sponsored by: The Lajna (Women's)  Auxiliary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

(Free and open to the public; refreshments served.)

Presentations:

    1. "The Holy Quran: A Message of Peace" --  by peace activist and educator Rasheed Khalid, who will share, compare and discuss verses of various scriptures that enjoin peace, or appear to condone violence; Origins of the Quran; factors that destroy peace: economic injustice; name-calling; racism; conduct in war and peace; treatment of POW's, etc. and solutions 

    2. "Challenges to Peace; Stop the crISIS" --   by cardiologist and prolific blogger Dr. Kashif Chaudhry, who will share with the audience the current challenges to peace in the changing geopolitical atmosphere of the world; Did Prophet Muhammad predict the emergence of ISIS 1400 years ago and what to do about the ISIS crISIS.
  
The presentations will be followed by a panel discussion and informal reception with members to get to learn about Islam from Muslims themselves.

The event on Saturday is part of a month-long exhibition of the Holy Quran, which features copies of the Holy Quran in many languages and verses displayed in beautiful calligraphy. Complimentary copies of books and pamphlets on Islam will be available.

Recently, the group hosted similar events at the Attleboro Public library (report in the Sun Chronicle) and the Foxboro Public library. Proceedings of that event were being aired by Foxboro's cable-access channel and may be viewed online.

Please spread the word on your lists.

For info, contact: MyProfessor at aol.com



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