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Visiting Scholar | Dr. Mahmoud Ayoub

Oct 3rd 2015

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Visiting Scholar | Dr. Mahmoud Ayoub

Noor Cultural Centre is proud to once again welcome eminent scholar Professor Mahmoud Ayoub, to speak on the following topics:

Religious Extremism in Muslim History
Also featuring: Professor Mohammad Fadel (Faculty of Law, University of Toronto)
Date: Wednesday September 23, 2015
Time: 7 pm
Location: Auditorium, Noor Cultural Centre
Admission: $5

The Need for Muslim Unity
Date: Thursday September 24, 2015
Time: 7 pm
Location: Auditorium, Noor Cultural Centre
Admission: $5

Professor Mahmoud Ayoub (PhD) is Professor Emeritus at Temple University, and Professor of Islamic Studies & Christian-Muslim Relations at Hartford Seminary in Connecticut.  He is the author of numerous books, including Redemptive Suffering in Islam and The Qur’an and Its Interpreters (vol. 1 & 2).  Throughout his academic career, Mahmoud Ayoub has received distinguished awards and scholarships, and is an internationally-recognized authority in comparative study of Islam and Muslim-Christian relations and inter-religious dialogue.  Since 1999,  Professor Ayoub has participated in the United States’ Department of State’s program as one of its ambassadors to various parts of the Middle East and South East Asia, commenting on American society and institutions, inter-religious dialogue, and Islam in America.

Program supported by

Canadian Dawn Foundation
Emmanuel College
Intercultural Dialogue Institute GTA
Muslim Studies, Global Perspectives (Queen’s University)
Organization for Islamic Learning
Renison University College Studies in Islam
Understanding Islam Academy


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