Join Dr. Mahmoud Haddara for this half-day course that will deepen your understanding of Islam. This course will cover the following topics:
- The Beginning: How did Islam start and its relationship to other Abrahamic religions.
- The Doctrine: What do Muslims believe in?
- The Law: Rituals and daily life dealings. Islamic law organizes the relationship between a Muslim and God, between a Muslims and his/her fellow Muslims, between a Muslim and other human beings, and between a Muslim and the universe.
- Women in Islam: What role can play within the realm of the faith of Islam?
- Peace: Did Islam spread with the sword? And is Islam against peace?
- Human Rights: What does Islam say about human rights?
Dr. Mahmoud Haddara is a Professor Emeritus at the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science of Memorial University of Newfoundland, where he worked as a professor, an associate dean and an interim dean.
Dr. Haddara was also the Imam of Al-Noor Mosque in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador for over twenty years. He also was a vice president and a president of the Muslim Association of Newfoundland and Labrador for a number of years. He was also a served as an acting Imam at the London Muslim Mosque.
Dr. Haddara was a founding director of the Religious Social Action Coalition of Newfoundland and Labrador and a founding member of the Multi-faith Social Action Coalition of London, Ontario.