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CAIR-Philly Offers Course on Islam

CAIR-Philly Offers Course on Islam

(PHILADELPHIA, PA, 9/22/05)- The Philadelphia office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Philly) today announced a class entitled “Understanding Islam & Muslims through History” that it will offer at the Foundation for Islamic Education.

This course will approach Islam from a historical and jurisprudence perspective, covering the foundations of the religion and then building on the economic, political and cultural institutions that arose in Muslim societies.

CAIR-Philly has offered the course through multiple educational and interfaith venues, including Mishkan Shalom and the Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County. Iftekhar Hussain, a CAIR-Philly board member, will lead the course in October.

WHAT: Course: Understanding Islam & Muslims through History
WHEN: October 17 – November 7, 2005, Monday and Wednesday: 7:00-9:00PM, Saturday: 10:30-12:30PM
WHERE: The Foundation for Islamic Education; 1860 Montgomery Ave; Villanova, PA 19085

The cost is free. Register by emailing CAIR-Philly at or by calling 215-592-0509


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