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Islam: Dispelling Fear Through Knowledge

Seize the opportunity to learn more about the world's second largest monotheistic religion, which has about 6 million adherents in the U.S. Learn the basic tenets of Islam, its articles of faith and practice, and dispel common misconceptions. We'll discuss some social, historic, and legal aspects of the faith, with emphasis given to women in Islam, terrorism and Islamophobia. Gain an appreciation for the contributions Islam has made to the modern world.