Thursday, September 24
Time: 4:30 - 6:00pm
Location: Rooom 207 Knox Hall 606 West 122 Street
New York, NY 10027
"god is not Great," according to the late Christopher Hitchens, and to even question Islam is to be labeled a heretic, according to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, but beyond the titles of their bestselling books, there is the everyday experience of millions of Muslims. While Allah does not belong to Muslims, Allah is supreme in the Islamic tradition. Allahcreates, motivates, and sustains the universe as well as humankind. Allah is a name invoked over 2500 times in the Holy Qur'an. Allah is the basis of the 'witness' (orshahada), a creed as foundational for Islam as is the Shema for Jews or baptism to Christians.
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This event is sponsored by the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life.