Date: 4th April 2016
Where: Mevlana Rumi Mosque, 337 Fore Street, Edmonton, London N9 0NU
Questions to be explored
- Is Islam inherently violent?
- When is war permissible in Islam?
- Why is violent extremism and terrorism forbidden in Islam?
- When do innocents become combatants in Islam?
- What of suicide bombers?
- How can one religion yield so vastly different interpretations?
- Can we speak of a true Islam?
What is it
A four-session course exploring the theological and historical justification for dialogue in Islam.
Accessible to Muslims and non-Muslims, the course content is interactive and follows a question and answer format ensuring a lively and to-the-point
The course demonstrates the case for interfaith and intercultural dialogue in Islam through reference to scripture, Sunnah and Islamic interpretive
methodology. It directly address elements of Islamic sources and traditional interpretation which are sometimes taken as contradicting the case for
dialogue and even exploited by violent extremists.