Hussein Rashid teaches religious and cultural literacy to facilitate a widespread understanding of Islam and educate against anti-Muslim bias.
Hussein Rashid. As one author expressed, avoiding thinking about death does not confer immortality. Religious traditions bring a distinctive perspective to the end of the life cycle and the inevitability of death. Recognizing mortality, often terrifying at first, can provide ultimate meaning for living when faced with acceptance and preparation. In this week we will face destiny with practicality, inspiration, and perhaps joy.
On Tuesday, November 15th at 7:00 PM (EST), the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard will hold an event hosted by Park51 and Center for Inquiry NYC , in partnership with a wide swath of NYC-based organizations, to discuss communities for the nonreligious and the role of atheists in interfaith work, while launching two groundbreaking new initiatives: The Humanist Community Project, and Values in Action at the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard. … This event will be co-sponsored by the Harvard Humanist Alumni and major NYC-based atheist, religious, and LGBT organizations: GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation), New York Society for Ethical Culture , HUUmanists , The Humanist Institute , Ethical Humanist Chaplaincy at Columbia University , Reasonable New York , Faith House Manhattan , World Faith , Groundswell , Auburn Seminary , Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue , Bronx Community College Secular Humanist Club .
Sunday, December 18, 2011 Memories of Muhammad: Why the Prophet Matters Lecture by Omid Safi 8:00 pm | $10 In spite of the ubiquitous claim to “follow the Sunna”, Omid Safi contends that we as Muslims have largely forgotten about the profound prophetic character of the Prophet’s mission. … cmd=_s-xclick&hosted _button_id=2XBEU27HYZD2G Visit us on the web: www.nurashkijerrahi.org Find us on twitter, facebook & youtube: nurashkijerrahi Join our events mailing list: www.sufibooks.com NUR ASHKI JERRAHI COMMUNITY | DERGAH AL-FARAH 245 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013 | 212 966 9773 | email@example.com